Baseball — New York Mets

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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Karim Garcia

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Karim Garcia

BIOGRAPHY Gustavo Karim García Aguayo (born October 29, 1975), nicknamed "The Latino Bambino."Early yearsBorn in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico, García signed as an amateur free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1992 at just sixteen years old. After batting .319 with twenty home runs and 91 runs batted in for the Albuquerque Dukes in 1995, he became the youngest player in Major League Baseball when he debuted with the Dodgers that September. He also received major league calls in 1996 and 1997, but spent most of tenure with the Dodgers as a minor leaguer. In five seasons in their farm...

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Terry Bross

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Terry Bross

BIOGRAPHY Terrence Paul "Terry" Bross (born March 30, 1966) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He bats and throws right-handed.Bross attended St. John's University. A two-sport star, Bross was the starting center for the school's legendary basketball team. He helped the St. John’s Hoopsters to a Big East championship and a Final Four appearance. On the baseball field, Bross anchored the team’s pitching staff and helped lead his team to another Big East championship on the diamond.Bross was drafted by the New York Mets in the 13th round of the 1987 amateur draft. He was signed June 10, 1987....

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Juan Berenguer

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Juan Berenguer

BIOGRAPHY Juan Bautista Berenguer (born November 30, 1954) is a former Panamanian long relief pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for eight teams from 1978 to 1992. Listed at 5'11 (1.80 m), 200 lb. (91 k), Berenguer batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Aguadulce, Coclé.A mean-looking, husky pitcher with long hair and a mustache, Berenguer was nicknamed 'Pancho Villa' by his teammates, even though Twins fans admiringly referred to him as 'Señor Smoke' or 'El Gasolino' due to his mid-90s mph fastball. Playing careerExtremely wild as a youngster, Berenguer learned to harness his sneaky fastball which...

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Sergio Ferrer

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Sergio Ferrer

Biography Sergio Ferrer Marrero (born January 29, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop. Minnesota Twins Ferrer was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, and signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers at nineteen years old. After three seasons in their farm system, in which he batted .280 with nine home runs and 121 runs batted in, he was taken by the Minnesota Twins in the 1973 rule 5 draft. Ferrer made the Twins out of Spring training 1974, and immediately made an impact on his new club. In the season opener, he went two-for-five with two runs scored. The second...

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