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Akadema Endorser Manny Ramirez Makes Return to Boston

Manny Ramirez makes first visit to Fenway Park as opposing player since his trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the summer of 2008. Despite Ramirez's hitting the Dodgers were swept by the Red Sox.

Hawthorne, NJ, June 25, 2010 --( Los Angeles Dodgers Leftfielder and Akadema endorser, Manny Ramirez, returned to Fenway Park in Boston for the first time since his trade to Los Angeles in the summer of 2008. Friday, June 19th was Ramirez’s first time in front of the Boston fans in over two years. Red Sox Nation met Ramirez with mixed fanfare as he stepped up to the plate as an opposing player. Ramirez went 5 for 12 (.417) on the series and hit a home run on Saturday. Despite Ramirez’s efforts, the Boston Red Sox swept his Dodgers during the three game series. Over Manny Ramirez’s eight-year career with the Red Sox he hit .312 with 274 home runs, 868 RBIs, won six Silver Slugger awards, and made 8 All-Star game appearances. He was also named the 2004 World Series Most Valuable Player during Boston’s first championship since 1918. Ramirez is currently 14th All-Time on the Home Run list (554), 18th on All-Time RBI list (1,822), and 25th on the All-Time Doubles list (542).

About Akadema: Akadema is the world’s most exciting baseball and softball equipment company. In its short history, Akadema has become the hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school and serious youth players. Akadema attributes their increase in market share to their innovative quality professional product line, which is contrast to mass production products that have little to do with quality or feel. Akadema has long stood for high quality and performance and wants you to Bring Your "A" Game. Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Manny Ramirez, Shane Victorino, Cameron Maybin, Ross Ohlendorf, Vin Mazzaro, Brad Ziegler, Craig Breslow, David Murphy, Brandon McCarthy, Derek Holland, Jose Guillen and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famers Gary Carter and Carl Yastrzemski.

Dave Terranella, Marketing Manager
Akadema Inc.
140 5th Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Phone: 973-304-1470
Fax: 973-636-6375

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