Cy Acosta

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Cy Acosta
Born: (1946-11-22) November 22, 1946 (age 68)
El Sabino, Sinaloa, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 4, 1972 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 5, 1975 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Win–loss record 13–9
Earned run average 2.66
Strikeouts 109

Cecilio "Cy" Acosta Miranda (born November 22, 1946) is a retired starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played four seasons for the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies.

Acosta became the first American League pitcher to make a plate appearance after the introduction of the designated hitter rule in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ "Baseball Reference-Cy Acosta". Retrieved 2009-06-18. 

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