Max León

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Max León
Born: (1950-02-04) February 4, 1950 (age 65)
Acula, Veracruz, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Professional debut
MLB: July 18, 1973 for the Atlanta Braves
MBL: 1968 for the Charros de Jalisco
Last professional appearance
MLB: September 10, 1978 for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 14–18
Earned run average 3.71
Strikeouts 170
MBL statistics
Win–loss record 142–92
Earned run average 3.48
Strikeouts 908
MPL statistics
Win–loss record 126–77
Earned run average 2.44
Strikeouts 946
Member of the Mexican
Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Baseball Hall of Fame Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg
Inducted 1997
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is León and the second or maternal family name is Molino.

Maximino León Molino (born February 4, 1950 in Acula, Veracruz, Mexico) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1973 through 1978 for the Atlanta Braves. Listed at 5' 10", 145 lb., he batted and threw right-handed.

MLB career[edit]

In a six-season MLB career, León posted a 14–18 record with 170 strikeouts and a 3.71 ERA in 162 appearances, including 13 starts, two complete games, one shutout, 13 saves, and 310.1 innings of work.

Mexican career[edit]

León had an extensive career in the Mexican League, playing for the Charros de Jalisco, Alacranes de Durango, Piratas de Campeche, Diablos Rojos del México, Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo, Tabasco, Leones de Yucatán and Rieleros de Aguascalientes in the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, and the Naranjeros de Hermosillo and Tomateros de Culiacán in the Mexican Pacific League. He was elected to the Mexican Baseball of Fame in 1997.

See also[edit]