Jesús Figueroa

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Jesús Figueroa
Outfielder / Batting practice pitcher
Born: (1957-02-20) February 20, 1957 (age 60)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 22, 1980, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1980, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average .253
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 11

As a player

As a batting practice pitcher

Jesús Maria Figueroa (born February 20, 1957) is a Dominican former professional baseball player. He appeared in 115 games during the 1980 baseball season with the Chicago Cubs, mostly as a pinch hitter and defensive replacement. Figueroa also played 611 games in Minor League Baseball, over the course of 9 seasons.

Figueroa worked for the Toronto Blue Jays as their batting practice pitcher, a position he held from 1989-2016.[1]


  1. ^ Lott, John (February 23, 2013). "Jays' iron-man pitcher late arriving for spring training". Retrieved September 21, 2013. 

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