An imposing figure on the field, Richie Sexson is born in Portland, Oregon.
The 6’8” Sexson was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 24th round of the 1993 draft and debuted in September of 1997. The outfielder and first baseman spent parts of four seasons in Clevleand, hitting as many as 31 homers and 116 RBI in 1999. He was traded at the midway point in 2000 to the Milwaukee...
Richie Sexson hits a 2-run single in Cleveland’s 10-run first inning, as the Tribe scalps Oakland, 15 – 6. Sexson hits his 4th homer in three days, and Manny Ramirez hits his 34th homer and knocks in five runs for starter Dave Burba. Joey Cora, acquired hours before the game from Seattle for David Bell, scores two runs and drives in 2.
From a Deadspin article on Richie Sexson."He finished his career as a Yankees DH, a rite of baseball menopause for aging and overpaid sluggers."