Bienvenido Jiménez

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Bienvenido Jiménez
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Second baseman
Born: March 22, 1890
Cienfuegos, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Bienvenido Jiménez (born March 22, 1890 in Cienfuegos - death date unknown) was a Cuban baseball second baseman in the Cuban League and Negro leagues. He played from 1912 to 1929 with several clubs, including Habana, the Cuban Stars (West), and the Cuban Stars (East). Jiménez was knicknamed "Hooks", "Gambeta", and "Pata Joroba". He was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.[2]


  1. ^ "Giants Gain Victory Over Cuban Stars, 10-6" St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, Missouri, July 6, 1920, Page 14
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 

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