Orlando Ramírez

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For the Chilean soccer player, see Orlando Ramírez (footballer).
Orlando Ramírez
Born: (1951-12-18) December 18, 1951 (age 63)
Cartagena, Colombia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 6, 1974 for the California Angels
Last MLB appearance
May 16, 1979 for the California Angels
MLB statistics
Batting average .189
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 16
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ramírez and the second or maternal family name is Leal.

Orlando Ramírez Leal (born December 18, 1951 in Cartagena, Colombia) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and right-handed batter who played for the California Angels between 1974 and 1979. He was the second Colombian-born player in major league history, following Luis Castro, who played 42 games for the Philadelphia Athletics in the 1902 season.[1]

In his 143-game major league career, Ramírez batted .189 with 16 RBI, 24 runs, five doubles, one triple and 16 stolen bases.

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  1. ^ "Players Born in Colombia - Baseball-Reference.com". www.baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 

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