Leslie Anderson

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For the New Zealand cricketer, see Leslie Anderson (cricketer).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Anderson and the second or maternal family name is Stephes.
Leslie Anderson
IMG 5393 Leslie Anderson.jpg
Anderson during his tenure with the Durham Bulls, triple-A affiliates of the Tampa Bay Rays, in 2010
Yomiuri Giants – No. 42
First baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1982-03-30) March 30, 1982 (age 33)
Guantánamo, Cuba
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Leslie Anderson
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Competitor for  Cuba
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2005 Rotterdam Team

Leslie Anderson Stephes (born March 30, 1982 in Guantánamo) is a first baseman/outfielder with the Yomiuri Giants organization in Nippon Professional Baseball.


Anderson previously played for the Cuban national baseball team and Camagüey of the Cuban National Series.[1] He was part of Cuba's roster at the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classics.

Anderson, who is primarily a center fielder, hit .363 during the 2005-06 season.[2] Anderson defected from Cuba and signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Rays prior to the 2010 season.[3] Released by the Rays after the 2013 season, Anderson signed with the Yomiuri Giants.[4]

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