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Hector Cruz

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Hector Cruz

Biography Héctor Louis Cruz Dilan (born April 2, 1953) is a former outfielder and third baseman in Major League Baseball. Listed at 5' 11", 170 lb., he batted and threw right-handed. Born in Arroyo, Cruz came from a distinguished baseball family of Puerto Rico. He is the younger brother of former major leaguers José and Tommy Cruz, while his nephew José Jr. also played in the majors. Cruz played in the Cardinals minor league system from 1970 through 1973. He debuted with the big team in September 1973, but was demoted to the minors again the following year. He returned...

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