May 8, 1937 |
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|April 12, 1965 for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1965 for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||0|
Arturo López Rodríguez (born May 8, 1937 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico) is a former professional baseball player. He played one season in Major League Baseball as an outfielder for the New York Yankees in 1965. He also played in Nippon Professional Baseball from 1968 until 1973.
During his lone major league season, López played in 38 games in his one year career. Lopez had seven hits in 49 at-bats, a .143 batting average. His greater success came in Japan's NPB, where he played for six seasons. In those seasons he batted .290 with 116 home runs. He was an All-Star in 1968, and played in the Japan Series in 1970 for the Lotte Orions.
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