Chico Salmon

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Chico Salmon
Utility player
Born: (1940-12-03)December 3, 1940
Colón, Panama
Died: September 17, 2000(2000-09-17) (aged 59)
Bocas del Toro, Panama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 1964 for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
August 14, 1972 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 34
Runs batted in 149
Teams

Ruthford Eduardo "Chico" Salmon (December 3, 1940 in Colón, Panama – September 17, 2000 in Bocas del Toro, Panama) was a Panamanian Major League Baseball utility player. He played for the Cleveland Indians (1964–1968) and the Baltimore Orioles (1969–1972), where he appeared in the World Series in 1969, 1970, and 1971. Salmon was also briefly with the Seattle Pilots, who had selected him during the expansion draft following the 1968 season, but was traded to Baltimore in 1969 during spring training. In his career, he played every position except pitcher and catcher, including at least 50 games at six different positions.

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