Carlos Etchegoyen

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Carlos Etchegoyen

Carlos Etchegoyen was a MVP in Cuba one year but only played for six seasons on the island.

Etchegoyen debuted in 1926-1927, going 6 for 35. He next surfaced in the US in 1930, hitting .286 as a starting outfielder for the Cuban Stars. He batted .195 for the Cuban House of David in 1931, manning third base. That winter, he returned to Cuba and put on a show as an outfielder for the Almendares club. He hit .368, third in the league and led in both RBI (28) and doubles (11). He slugged .491 as well and won the MVP award. Back in the US for the third and last year, he hit .340 as the third baseman for the Cuban Stars.

Carlos fell to .233/?/.301 as a third baseman for Almendares in 1932-1933 but still tied for the Cuban Winter League lead with 15 RBI. He hit .231/?/.291 for Marianao in 1934-1935, now playing second base. He split 1935-1936 between Marianao and Santa Clara, batting .264 and slugging .371. He ended his career back with Almendares in 1936-1937, now being tried as a pitcher. He appeared in two games with no decisions and called it a career.

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