March 7, 1962 |
Boca de Soco, Dominican Republic
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|August 28, 1989 for the Houston Astros|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 1989 for the Houston Astros|
|Career highlights and awards|
Canó pitched six games with the Houston Astros and was the only major league pitcher to pitch a complete game in his final major league appearance (which was his only win).
His son, Robinson Canó, whom he named after Jackie Robinson, currently is the second baseman for the Seattle Mariners. Canó pitched to both his son and to David Ortiz in the 2011 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, won by Cano. He also pitched to Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the 2014 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby.
- Olney, Buster (April 14, 2007). "Canó on fast track to Yankee greatness". ESPN The Magazine. Retrieved February 8, 2008.
|CPBL Most Progressive Award