Baseball — Cincinnati Reds

Jose Pena

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Jose Pena

José "Peluche" Peña Gutiérrez (born December 3, 1942 in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1969 to 1972 for the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers. During that time he was married to Barbara Enright who later became a professional poker player and a three time World Series of Poker champion and the first woman to be inducted in the poker hall of fame. After leaving the major leagues, he pitched in Mexico through 1984 and then became a manager in the Mexican league."Peluche" Peña currently resides in Los Mochis, Sinaloa,...

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Pete Smith

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Pete Smith

BIOGRAPHY Peter John Smith (born February 27, 1966) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher, born in Abington, Massachusetts. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the first round (21st overall pick) in the 1984 Major League Baseball draft. Smith was signed on June 14, 1984 to play in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He batted and threw right-handed during his baseball career. CareerThe Philadelphia Phillies traded Smith to the Atlanta Braves, along with Ozzie Virgil, Jr., for Steve Bedrosian and Milt Thompson. Smith made his major league debut on September 8, 1987 with the Atlanta Braves at age...

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Steve Avery

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Steve Avery

Biography Steven Thomas Avery (born April 14, 1970) is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB), perhaps best known for his time with the Atlanta Braves in the early to mid 1990s. He also pitched for the Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers in his career. Career Atlanta Braves Avery was the third overall selection by Atlanta in the 1988 amateur draft. He made his first career start on June 13, 1990 against the Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium, giving up eight runs in 21⁄3 innings. He finished his rookie year with a record of...

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Rafael Landestoy

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Rafael Landestoy

Biography Rafael Silvaido Landestoy Santana (born May 28, 1953 in Baní, Dominican Republic) is a retired Major League Baseball player. Landestoy played eight major league seasons with the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He amassed 291 hits, a .237 batting average, and four home runs, primarily as a middle infielder. On October 10, 1984 he was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rafael is available for: Appearances Autograph Sessions Interviews

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Mike LaCoss

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Mike LaCoss

Biography Michael James LaCoss (born May 30, 1956, in Glendale, California), is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. LaCoss was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the third round of the 1974 amateur draft. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1978–81), Houston Astros (1982–84), Kansas City Royals (1985), and San Francisco Giants (1986–91). He batted and threw right-handed. An All-Star in 1979, LaCoss posted a 98–103 career record with 783 strikeouts and a 4.02 ERA in 1739-2/3 innings pitched. In 1987 he was ninth in the National League with 13 wins. LaCoss recorded two home runs his entire...

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