Saturday, February 7, 2015

Get To Know Your Reds: Part 3 - Luis Quinones

According to Baseball Reference there have been 1,891 different players who got into a major league game as a Cincinnati Red/Red Stocking/Redleg as of the end of the 2014 season. So I threw them all into a randomizer and off we go.

Get to know... Luis Quinones.

Born: April 28, 1962 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Signed: 1980 by the Padres
Debut: 1983 with the Athletics
Reds Debut: 1988, acquired via trade from Cubs
Reds Stats: 4 seasons as 2B/3B/SS/1B, 300 games, 366 PA, 19 HR, 82 RBI, .236/.296/.367
Last Major League Season: 1992, with the Twins

Went 2 for 3 in the 1990 NLCS for the Reds against the Pirates, including the game-winning RBI in Game 6.
Managed the 2000 Reds Gulf Coast Rookie League team.
Has been a hitting coach in the Tigers farm system since 2009.
Has played pro ball in the US, Canada, and Mexico

Number of cards: 55
Number of cards as a Red: 27
Number of cards in my collection: 22 (81%)

Go Reds.

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