This date in Kernels alumni history – July 21, 2009 – Erick Aybar (2003)
Erick Aybar is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’ s starting shortstop. Aybar has hit .273 with 28 HR 234 RBI and stole 85 bases during his seven seasons in major league baseball. He won the 2011 American League Gold Glove at shortstop.
Erick Aybar hit .308 with six HR, 10 triples, 57 RBI and stole 32 bases in 125 games for the 2003 Cedar Rapids Kernels. The team finished in 10th place at 66-72 under manager Todd Claus.