Nap Reyes

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Nap Reyes
Third baseman/First baseman
Born: (1919-11-24)November 24, 1919
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: September 15, 1995(1995-09-15) (aged 75)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 1943, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 27, 1950, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average.284
Home runs13
Runs batted in110
Member of the Caribbean
Baseball Hall of Fame
Nap Reyes
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
Men's Baseball
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1940 Havana Team
Silver medal – second place 1941 Havana Team

Napoleón Aguilera Reyes (November 24, 1919 – September 15, 1995) was a Major League Baseball third basemanfirst baseman who played for the New York Giants from 1943 to 1945, and again in 1950. A native of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, he stood 6'1" and weighed 205 lbs.

Reyes made his major league debut on May 19, 1943 against the Cincinnati Reds at the Polo Grounds. He got into 40 games as a rookie, and then played regularly in 1944 and 1945. After World War II was over, however, he got into only one more big league game. Five years later, on April 27, 1950 he played part of a game at first base and went 0-for-1.

Career totals include 279 games played, 264 hits, 13 home runs, 110 runs batted in, 90 runs scored, and a lifetime batting average of .284. Defensively, he fielded both of his positions very well. (.960 at third base and .991 at first base)

Reyes died at the age of 75 in Miami, Florida.


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