Baseball — New York Mets

Armando Reynoso

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Armando Reynoso

BIOGRAPHY Martín Armando Reynoso Gutiérrez (born May 1, 1966) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.During a 12-year baseball career, Reynoso compiled 68 wins, 554 strikeouts, and a 4.74 earned run average. He pitched from 1991–2002 for four different teams, including the inaugural Colorado Rockies team that began play in 1993.Reynoso was the last player on the Atlanta Braves to wear number 42 before it was retired by Major League Baseball in 1997.In 2001, Reynoso gave up the first career home run to Albert Pujols.Reynoso was the bullpen coach for the Mexico national baseball team in the 2009 World...

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Benny Ayala

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Benny Ayala

Biography Benigno Ayala Felix (born February 7, 1951 in Yauco, Puerto Rico) is a former Major League Baseball player who had a 10-season career from 1974 to 1985. He played outfield, first base, and designated hitter. He played for the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals both of the National League and the Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians both of the American League. Ayala made his major league debut as the Mets’ starting left fielder at Shea Stadium on August 27, 1974. With one out and the bases empty, he hit a home run in his first at bat...

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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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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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