José Martínez (infielder)

José Martínez (infielder)

José Martínez
Second baseman
Born: (1942-07-26)July 26, 1942
Cárdenas, Cuba
Died: October 1, 2014(2014-10-01) (aged 72)
Orlando, Florida, United States
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 18, 1969 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 28, 1970 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average .245
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 16

As Player

As Coach

Career highlights and awards

José Martínez Azcuis (July 26, 1942 – October 1, 2014) was a Major League Baseball infielder. He played all of 1969 and part of 1970 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, primarily as a second baseman. He later served as a minor league manager and major league coach for the Kansas City Royals, from 1980-1988. Martinez then coached with the Chicago Cubs from 1988-1994. He joined the Atlanta Braves front office as a special assistant in 1995, and worked for them until his death on October 1, 2014.[1]


  1. ^ Mark, Bowman (October 2, 2014). "Front office mainstay Martinez passes away". Retrieved October 2, 2014. 

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Venezuelan Professional Baseball League statistics