February 4, 1950 |
Acula, Veracruz, Mexico
|MLB: July 18, 1973, for the Atlanta Braves|
|MBL: 1968, for the Charros de Jalisco|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 10, 1978, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Earned run average||3.71|
|Earned run average||3.48|
|Earned run average||2.44|
|Member of the Mexican|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
Maximino León Molino (born February 4, 1950 in Acula, Veracruz, Mexico) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1973 through 1978 for the Atlanta Braves. Listed at 5' 10", 145 lb., he batted and threw right-handed.
In a six-season MLB career, León posted a 14–18 record with 170 strikeouts and a 3.71 ERA in 162 appearances, including 13 starts, two complete games, one shutout, 13 saves, and 310.1 innings of work.
León had an extensive career in the Mexican League, playing for the Charros de Jalisco, Alacranes de Durango, Piratas de Campeche, Diablos Rojos del México, Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo, Tabasco, Leones de Yucatán and Rieleros de Aguascalientes in the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, and the Naranjeros de Hermosillo and Tomateros de Culiacán in the Mexican Pacific League. He was elected to the Mexican Baseball of Fame in 1997.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame
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