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Enrique Romo

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Enrique Romo

BIOGRAPHY Enrique Romo Navarro (born July 15, 1947 in Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Seattle Mariners (1977–78) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1979–82). Romo batted and threw right-handed. He is the younger brother of Vicente Romo, who also pitched in the majors.Baseball careerIn a six-season career, Romo posted a 44–33 record with a 3.45 ERA, 52 saves, and 436 strikeouts in 350 games pitched.Romo pitched 11 seasons in Mexican baseball prior to making his major league debut for the Seattle Mariners in 1977 at the age of 29....

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Mario Mendoza

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Mario Mendoza

BIOGRAPHY Mario Mendoza Aizpuru (born December 26, 1950) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) infielder. Mendoza, a lifetime .215 hitter, is best known as being the source of the name for the threshold for batting aptitude, the "Mendoza Line", meaning a batting average of .200. Mendoza managed in the minor leagues and in Mexico after his MLB playing career. He is a member of the Mexican League Hall of Fame.Playing careerPittsburgh PiratesMendoza first caught the eye of the Pittsburgh Pirates while playing for the Mexico City Red Devils (Diablos Rojos) of the Mexican League in 1970. His ability for...

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Gene Tenace

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Gene Tenace

BIOGRAPHY Fury Gene Tenace (born Fiore Gino Tennaci; October 10, 1946), better known as Gene Tenace, is an American former professional baseball player and coach in Major League Baseball. He was a catcher and first baseman from 1969 through 1983.  Tenace was drafted by the Kansas City Athletics from Valley High School in Lucasville, Ohio and played for the Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He batted and threw right-handed. Tenace was one of the top catchers of his era and won the 1972 World Series Most Valuable Player Award. After his playing days...

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Fernando Gonzalez

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Fernando Gonzalez

Biography José Fernando González Quinones (born June 19, 1950 in Utuado, Puerto Rico) is a retired Major League Baseball infielder. After which, he spent one season with the St. Lucie Legends of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. He batted and threw right-handed.eGonzález originally signed with the short-lived Seattle Pilots as an amateur free agent in 1968, and remained part of the franchise through its move to Milwaukee. He played his first professional season (in American baseball) with their Class A Clinton Pilots in 1969. He was released by the Milwaukee Brewers at the start of the 1970 season, and sat...

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Terry Harper

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Terry Harper

Biography Terry Joe Harper (August 19, 1955 in Douglasville, Georgia), is a retired professional baseball player who played outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1980-1987. He played for the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Detroit Tigers, as well as one season for the Yakult Swallows in Japan. Harper now works as a hitting coach in the Atlanta area. Terry is available for: Appearances Autograph Sessions Interviews Hitting Lessons

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