Baseball — Toronto Blue Jays

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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Alvis Woods

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Alvis Woods

BIOGRAPHY Alvis "Al" Woods (born August 8, 1953 in Oakland, California) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of seven seasons in Major League Baseball between 1977 and 1986, primarily as a left fielder. He batted and threw left-handed.Woods was originally drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1971, but did not sign until being drafted by the Minnesota Twins the following season. He spent several seasons in the minor leagues before being selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1976 Major League Baseball expansion draft.   Woods was on the Opening Day roster for the...

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Otto Velez

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Otto Velez

Biography Otoniel "Otto" Vélez Franceschi (born November 29, 1950 in Ponce, Puerto Rico) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1973 to 1983. Vélez was nicknamed "Otto the Swatto". New York Yankees (1973–1976) Velez signed with the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent on December 23, 1969, and worked his way through their minor league system and made his Major League Baseball debut with the team on September 4, 1973, where he recorded his first hit off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Mickey Lolich. Velez hit his first career home run on September 23 off of...

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Geronimo Berroa

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Geronimo Berroa

Biography Gerónimo Emiliano Berroa (born March 18, 1965) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played for nine Major League Baseball teams from 1989 to 2000, and also played one season in the Korea Baseball Organization in 2002. Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays as an amateur free agent in 1983, he worked his way through the minor leagues. After the 1988 season, he was picked up by the Atlanta Braves in the rule 5 draft. He made his major league debut on April 5, 1989. He spent 1989 and a small amount of 1990 with the Braves, and spend...

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Domingo Ramos

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Domingo Ramos

Biography Domingo Antonio Ramos (born March 9, 1958 in Santiago, Dominican Republic), is a former professional baseball player who was an infielder in the Major Leagues from 1978-1990. In 1982 with the Seattle Mariners he filled in at all eleven infield positions, never appearing in more than 75 games. Ramos earned his first career hit on May 23, 1980. On June 26, 1982 he recorded hia first career RBI. His First career home run came on an April 17, 1983 in a 7-4 loss against the Oakland Athletics. His first career stolen base came 2 days later inside a 6-2...

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