KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Class of 2024 first baseman and outfielder Luca Ramirez announced his commitment to Tennessee baseball on Saturday. He is the son of former MLB All-Star Manny Ramirez.
"I am insanely excited to announce that I will be committing to the University of Tennessee," Ramirez said in an Instagram post. "I'd to thank my dad and my mother for believing in me and giving me all the support I need."
Ramirez is listed as 6-foot-4 and 194 lbs. according to his profile on Perfect Game. He plays high school baseball at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla.
Luca Ramirez's father Manny Ramirez played in the MLB for parts of 19 seasons and is a 12-time MLB All-Star. He was named 2004 World Series MVP after leading the Boston Red Sox to their first title since 1918.