Ted Martínez

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Ted Martínez
Shortstop
Born: (1947-12-10) December 10, 1947 (age 66)
Santa Cruz de Barahona, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 18, 1970 for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1979 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
Batting average .240
Home runs 7
Runs batted in 108
Teams
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is Encarnación.

Teodoro Noel Martínez Encarnación (born December 10, 1947 in Santa Cruz de Barahona, Dominican Republic) is a former professional baseball infielder. He played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Baseball, mostly as a shortstop and second baseman, for the New York Mets (1970–74), St. Louis Cardinals (1975), Oakland Athletics (1975) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1977–79).

He helped the Mets win the 1973 National League pennant, the Athletics win the 1975 American League West and the Dodgers win the 1977 and 1978 National League pennant.

In 9 seasons he played in 657 games and had 1,480 at bats, 165 runs, 355 hits, 50 doubles, 16 triples, 7 home runs, 108 RBI, 29 stolen Bases, 55 walks (12 intentional), .240 batting average, .270 on-base percentage, .309 slugging percentage, 458 total bases, 25 sacrifice hits and 6 sacrifice flies.

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