- Tony González (baseball)
Infobox MLB retired
birthdate=birth date and age|1936|8|28
San Diego Padres(by|1969)
*California Angels (by|1970-by|1971)
Hiroshima Toyo Carp(by|1972)
*Batted .339 in 1967
Andrés Antonio "Tony" González (born
August 28, 1936in Cuba), is a former Major League Baseball outfielderand left-handed batter who played with the Cincinnati Reds(1960), Philadelphia Phillies(1960-68), San Diego Padres(1969), Atlanta Braves(1969-70) and California Angels (1970-71).
center fielder, González spent his best years with the Phillies. He had an average but secure arm with the range to make the outstanding play. As a hitter, he batted for average with occasional power, drew a significant number of walks, was a good bunter, and stung the ball well enough to collect an above-average of doubles and triples. He hit a career-high 20 home runs in 1962, and in 1963 he had career-highs in doubles (36) and triples (12), for third and second in the league, respectively. In 1967, his career-high .339 average was second to Roberto Clemente.357 for the NL batting crown, and also was second in the majors.
In his 12-season career, González hit .286 (1485-for-5195) with 103 home runs, 615 RBI, 690 runs, 238 doubles, 57 triples, and 79
stolen bases in 1559 games. In the 1969 National League Championship Seriesagainst the Mets, he hit .357 with two RBI, one double, four runs, and one homer (belted off Tom Seaver). Following his major league career, he played part of one season in Japan in by|1972 for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp.
* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gonzato01.shtml Page at "Baseball Reference"]
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