Ángel Fleitas

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Ángel Fleitas
Shortstop
Born: (1914-11-10)November 10, 1914
Abreus, Cuba
Died: July 10, 2006(2006-07-10) (aged 91)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 5, 1948, for the Washington Senators
Last MLB appearance
August 10, 1948, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .077
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1
Teams
Ángel Fleitas
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
Men's Baseball
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1943 Havana Team
Bronze medal – third place 1944 Caracas Team
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fleitas and the second or maternal family name is Husta.

Ángel Félix Fleitas Husta was a Major League Baseball shortstop.

Playing career[edit]

He made his major league debut at age 33 for the Washington Senators, playing in 15 games and going 1-for-13 at the plate. Prior to his major league career, he played in two Amateur World Series for Cuba in 1943 and 1944.

His younger brother, Andrés Fleitas, was a long-time baseball star in Cuba, Mexico, and in the minor leagues.

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