Carlos Velázquez (baseball)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Quiñones (kee-nyo'-nehs) and the second or maternal family name is Velázquez (veh-las'-kez).
Carlos Velázquez
Born: (1948-03-22)March 22, 1948
Loiza, Puerto Rico
Died: March 16, 2000(2000-03-16) (aged 51)
Loiza, Puerto Rico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 20, 1973
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1973
Career statistics
Record 2-2
Earned run average 2.58
Saves 2
Games pitched 18

Carlos Quiñones Velázquez [″Carlín″] (March 22, 1948 – March 16, 2000) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. Listed at 5' 11", 180 lb., he batted and threw right handed.[1]

Born in Loiza, Puerto Rico, Velázquez joined the Milwaukee Brewers of the American League during the 1973 midseason. He posted a 2–2 record and saved two games in his brief majors stint. He also pitched eight Minor league seasons from 1969 through 1976, going 46–48 with a 2.69 earned run average in 301 appearances.[2]

Velázquez died in his homeland of Loiza at the age of 51.