Benji Gil

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Benji Gil
Shortstop
Born: (1972-10-06) October 6, 1972 (age 46)
Tijuana, Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1993, for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
July 31, 2003, for the Anaheim Angels
MLB statistics
Batting average.237
Home runs32
Runs batted in171
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Romar Benjamin Gil Aguilar (born October 6, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball utility player.

Career[edit]

Gil made his Major League Baseball debut with the Texas Rangers on April 5, 1993. Since being released by the Anaheim Angels just after the start of the 2003 season, Gil has signed contracts with the Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, and Seattle Mariners, but failed to make the Major League roster of any of these teams.

Gil was a member of the Anaheim Angels team that won the 2002 World Series by defeating the San Francisco Giants.

Gil played for the Tomateros de Culiacán in the Mexican Pacific League for 13 seasons throughout his career. He later became manager of the club, winning two championships during the 2014-15 and 2017-18 seasons.

Personal life[edit]

Gil and his wife Carly reside in Keller, Texas with their two children, Mateo and Gehrig. Mateo was drafted in the third round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.[1]

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