Luis García (shortstop)

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Luis García
Shortstop
Born: (1975-05-20) May 20, 1975 (age 42)
San Francisco de Macorís
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1999, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 3, 1999, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average .111
Runs 0
Hits 1
Teams

Luis Rafael Garcia (born May 20, 1975 in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop. He played during one season at the major league level for the Detroit Tigers. He was signed by the Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1993. Garcia played his first professional season (in American baseball) with their Rookie league Bristol Tigers in 1993, and split his last season with the Triple-A teams of the Baltimore Orioles (Rochester Red Wings) and Pittsburgh Pirates (Nashville Sounds) in 2002.

Garcia's American-born son, also named Luis, signed with the Washington Nationals as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2016.

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