Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes Los Angeles' biggest stars.
 
Manny Ramirez
Kobe Bryant
Plays For
Dodgers Lakers
Age
36 30
Contract
Two years, $45 million Seven years, $136 million
Nickname That's A Double Entendre
Man-Ram Black Mamba
Big-Bodied Former Running Mate
David Ortiz Shaquille O'Neal
Childhood Oddity
Breast-fed until he was four Lived in Italy
Once Tried To
Sell grill on eBay "Jump over" an Aston Martin
Beverage Venture
Pitchman for algae-infused RecoveryX Endorses vitaminwater
Bizarre Endorsement
Manny Being Merlot Hazelnut spread Nutella
Heir To
Dodgers' Latino icon Fernando Valenzuela Magic Johnson
 

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