Manny Ramirez stories in the SI Vault

Son Of Sammy By Gerry Callahan, April 05, 1999 Which hitter is most capable of replicating Sammy Sosa's stunning 1998 power surge? That's a no-brainer: It's the Indians' Manny Ramirez.

He's The Manny By Tom Verducci, October 02, 2000 In the battle for the last playoff spot, the Indians rely on Manny Ramirez, who talks softly but carries a big bat.

A Cut Above By Charles P. Pierce, July 05, 2004 Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has gone from unwanted to unstoppable -- and the secret to baseball's most enigmatic star is all there in his swing.

There's Something About Manny By Kostya Kennedy, August 11, 2008 The transition from the Red Sox to the land of no socks? So far, so weird.

The Next Step By Jon Heyman, August 11, 2008 Three superstars who made big news with their recent trades will soon make bigger news (and bucks) as free agents.

Manny In La La Land By Tom Verducci, October 13, 2008 A star-obsessed city that had lost its baseball sizzle is suddenly relevant again, thanks to Manny Ramirez -- the new leading man who put the Dodgers one step closer to a possible made-for-Hollywood World Series matchup.

The Night The Lights Went Out In Mannywood By Tom Verducci, May 18, 2009 Just when Manny Ramirez had L.A. in his pocket, the Dodgers' leading man was exposed as yet another star using a performance-enhancing drug.

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