Luis Quintana

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Luis Quintana
Relief pitcher
Born: (1951-12-25)December 25, 1951
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Died: July 27, 2009(2009-07-27) (aged 57)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 9, 1974 for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
June 28, 1975 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win-Loss 2-3
Strikeouts 16
Earned run average 5.03
Teams
For Mayor of Newark, see Luis A. Quintana.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Quintana and the second or maternal family name is Santos.

Luis Joaquín Quintana Santos (December 25, 1951 – July 27, 2009) was a professional baseball player who played two seasons for the California Angels of Major League Baseball. Quintana was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.

On July 27, 2009, Quintana was found dead in his car after a crash in West Palm Beach, Florida.[1] Officials from the Palm Beach County sheriff's office indicated that Quintana had died of natural causes while driving.[1] Quintana's family announced their intention to take his remains back to Vega Baja, Puerto Rico for burial.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Ex-Angels pitcher Luis Quintana, 57, dies in Fla.", The Associated Press, July 28, 2008.

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