January 5, 1961 |
New York, New York
|April 5, 1984 for the Chicago Cubs|
Last MLB appearance
|September 30, 1993 for the Florida Marlins|
|Runs batted in||210|
Henry Cotto (born January 5, 1961 in New York City) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1984 until 1993. He also played one season in Japan for the Yomiuri Giants in 1994, winning a world championship. After a brief return to the minor leagues in 1995, he retired.
Cotto played in the Puerto Rican winter baseball league for the Criollos de Caguas during the 1980s.
Since 1996, Cotto has been a coach in the farm system of the Seattle Mariners. Cotto served as a hitting instructor for the Everett Aquasox from 2007-2010. Currently, Cotto is a roving instructor for the San Francisco Giants farm system.
Cotto is also the namesake of a satirical sports blog, "Henry Cotto's Mustache".
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