Henry Cotto

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Henry Cotto
Born: (1961-01-05) January 5, 1961 (age 58)
New York, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1984, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1993, for the Florida Marlins
MLB statistics
Batting average.261
Home runs44
Runs batted in210

Henry Cotto (born January 5, 1961) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of ten seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1984 until 1993. He also played one season in Japan for the Yomiuri Giants in 1994, winning the 1994 Japan Series. After a brief return to the minor leagues in 1995, he retired.

Cotto played in the Puerto Rican winter baseball league for the Criollos de Caguas during the 1980s.

In 884 games over 10 seasons, Cotto posted a .261 batting average (569-for-2178) with 296 runs, 44 home runs, 210 RBI and 130 stolen bases. He finished his career with a .989 fielding percentage playing at all three outfield positions.

Since 1996, Cotto has been a coach in the farm system of the Seattle Mariners. Cotto served as a hitting instructor for the Everett AquaSox from 2007 to 2010. Currently, Cotto was a roving instructor for the San Francisco Giants farm system and is currently the manager of the Arizona League Giants.[1]


  1. ^ "AZL Giants Black Team Roster". MiLB.com.

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