Cris Colón

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Cristóbal Colón

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Cris Colón played 14 games with the 1992 Texas Rangers, batting .167 (6-for-36) with 5 runs scored. He later hit .432 in the qualifying tourney for the 1998 Baseball World Cup but the Venezuelan national team finished sixth in the Americas when only the top five teams made it. He also played for Venezuela when they won Bronze in the 1998 Central American and Caribbean Games. He is the nephew of Alex Carrasquel, Chico Carrasquel, Domingo Carrasquel Sr. and Manuel Carrasquel and the cousin of Alfonso Collazo, Domingo Carrasquel Jr., Emilio Carrasquel and Martin Carrasquel.

Colon played many years other than in the majors and Venezuela. He was in the minors during 1987-96, played in Mexico in 1996, was in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in 1997, in the Italian Baseball League in 1999, and played independent ball from 2000-04.

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