Leo Hernández

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Leo Hernández
Third Baseman
Born: (1959-11-06) November 6, 1959 (age 61)
Santa Lucia, Miranda, Venezuela
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1982, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1986, for the New York Yankees
MLB statistics
Batting average.226
Home runs7
Runs batted in30
Teams

Leonardo Jesús Hernández (born November 6, 1959), commonly known as Leo Hernandez (er-NAN-dez), is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1982–83, 1985) and New York Yankees (1986). He is currently the hitting coach for DSL Mets1.

A native of Santa Lucía, Miranda State, Venezuela, Hernández was signed as an amateur free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1978 and made his debut with Baltimore on September 19, 1982.

In four-season career, Hernández hit .226 with seven home runs and 30 RBI in 85 games.

Hernandez was named as the hitting coach for the DSL Mets1 of the New York Mets organization for the 2018 season.


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