She played college soccer for the North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team and helped the team win four consecutive NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship titles.
During her tenure with the national team, Hamm competed in four FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments: the inaugural 1991 in China, 1995 in Sweden, 19 in the United States.
For those looking for a sarcastic thrashing of Nomar, you can keep looking elsewhere, cause you’ll never find it here.
There will be no hatchet job on the most exciting player in the HISTORY of the Boston Red Sox who was devastatingly taken from my life on July 31, 2004 at pm.
As I sob into my Narragansett beer (did you know they still made those?
) and reminisce on good days gone by with my friend Nomar (who still won’t return my calls), here’s the story of Nomar Garciaparra’s wife Mia Hamm.
First she joined the board of directors of the newly ambitious Italian club AS Roma, and then Hamm was announced as part of the star-studded list of minority owners—along with “I don’t know if that means I’m getting older or not,” she said.
Nomar and Mia met and began dating in 2001 and were married on November 22, 2003.
I still contend that Yoko Hamm is responsible for the Red Sox losing in the 2003 ALCS, as Nomar and Manny were the only two players on the team who didn’t shave their head.
Patricia Haught of Real Estate West represented the buyers.
Garciaparra, 43, twice won the American League batting title and made six all-star teams across 14 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland A’s.