José Martínez (infielder)

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José Martínez
Second baseman
Born: (1942-07-26)July 26, 1942
Cárdenas, Cuba
Died: October 1, 2014(2014-10-01) (aged 72)
Orlando, Florida, United States
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 18, 1969 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 28, 1970 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 16
Teams

As Player

As Coach

Career highlights and awards
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is Azcuis.

José Martínez Azcuis (July 26, 1942 – October 1, 2014) was a Major League Baseball infielder. He played all of 1969 and part of 1970 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, primarily as a second baseman. He later served as a minor league manager and major league coach for the Kansas City Royals, from 1980-1988. Martinez then coached with the Chicago Cubs from 1988-1994. He joined the Atlanta Braves front office as a special assistant in 1995, and worked for them until his death on October 1, 2014.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark, Bowman (October 2, 2014). "Front office mainstay Martinez passes away". MLB.com. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 

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