Luis Quintana

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Luis Quintana
Relief pitcher
Born: (1951-12-25)December 25, 1951
Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Died: July 27, 2009(2009-07-27) (aged 57)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 9, 1974, for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
June 28, 1975, for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2-3
Strikeouts 16
Earned run average 5.03

Luis Joaquín Quintana Santos (December 25, 1951 – July 27, 2009) was a professional baseball player who played two seasons for the California Angels of Major League Baseball. Quintana was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.

On July 27, 2009, Quintana was found dead in his car after a crash in West Palm Beach, Florida.[1] Officials from the Palm Beach County sheriff's office indicated that Quintana had died of natural causes while driving.[1] Quintana's family announced their intention to take his remains back to Vega Baja, Puerto Rico for burial.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Ex-Angels pitcher Luis Quintana, 57, dies in Florida", Associated Press, July 28, 2008.

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