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Prospect Manny Ramirez Jr. makes name for himself

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07:42 AM ET 04.18 | The name conjures up all manner of mental pictures, but Manny Ramirez Jr. is not Manny Ramirez Sr. He has grown to 6-foot-3, taller and lankier than Manny Sr. but also very much a mirror of his father when he first joined the Cleveland Indians in 1993. He is certain to be selected in the MLB First-Year Player Draft in June. And maybe it is his own baseball life that has given him perspective on his father's. He talks to Manny Sr. regularly, having just spoken to him via phone from Taiwan, where Manny Sr. is trying to revive his broken baseball career. "I think with everything that has happened he has matured," Manny Jr. says about Manny Sr. "It's the reality that people make mistakes."

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April 18, 2013  08:39 AM ET

is that a banana in your hand manny....or are you just happy that someone is taking your picture?

April 18, 2013  10:11 AM ET

That's kind of funny...Jr saying that Sr has matured.

April 18, 2013  12:31 PM ET

Let Manny Jr be Manny Jr.

April 18, 2013  12:34 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

is that a banana in your hand manny....or are you just happy that someone is taking your picture?

No, he's talking to Manny Jr. on his banana phone.

April 18, 2013  12:36 PM ET

Or is that Denzel Washington starring in The Manny Ramirez Story?

April 18, 2013  12:47 PM ET
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Or is that Denzel Washington starring in The Manny Ramirez Story?

I think Pacino would do a better Job!!!

 
April 18, 2013  02:59 PM ET

I vote for Denzel LOL

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