Gavin Corley By cjhsgrade8 May 21, 1981 Josh Hamilton's Birth Josh Holt Hamilton was born in Raliegh, North Carolina. Jun 2, 1999 1999 Major League Draft Josh was signed to Tamba Bay Devil Rays. Apr 1, 2001 2001 Drug Problems Josh had to quit his 2001 season because of injuries and drug addictions. Apr 3, 2007 Josh's Debut Josh Hamilton was signed to the Cinncinati Reds and made his 2007 season debut. Dec 21, 2007 Signs For the Rangers Josh Hamilton signed to the Texas Rangers just one season after his debut. Oct 6, 2008 American League RBI Champion Josh was crowned the American League RBI (runs batted in) Champion. Oct 3, 2010 Batting Champion of the MLB Josh Hamilton won the Batting Champion award for his average. Nov 11, 2010 Silver Slugger Award Josh Hamilton won the silver slugger award for the American League. Nov 24, 2010 AL MVP Josh won the AL Most Valuable Player after they beat the Los Angeles Angels. Jul 12, 2011 All Star Game Josh has been to the MLB All Star Game since his 2008 season.