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Oswaldo José Guillén Barrios (born January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 345 days remaining (346 in leap years). In astrology, it is the cusp day between Aquarius and Capricorn. Events 1156 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the... January 20, 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is dissolved. January 3 - Senator Barry Goldwater announces that he will seek the Republican nomination for President. January 5 - In the first meeting between leaders of the... 1964 in Ocumare del Tuy is a city located in the Miranda State (Estado Miranda) in northern Venezuela. With a 10.12°N of latitude and 66.78°W of longitude, Ocumare del Tuy is noted for warm and clear weather, with year-round sunshine and 60 days of rainfall annually, and... Ocumare del Tuy, Estado Miranda is one of the 23 states (estados) into which Venezuela is divided. The state capital is Los Teques. Miranda State covers a total surface area of 7,950 km² and, in 1997, had an estimated population of 2,424,870. Municipalities / Capitals Acevedo Caucagua Andrés Bello San... Miranda State, The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela)1 is a country in northern South America.2 It borders the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west. Off the Venezuelan coast are... Venezuela), well known as Ozzie Guillén [ghee-YEN], was a The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are in the Central Division of the American League. Founded: 1893, as the Sioux City, Iowa franchise in the minor Western League. Moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, then again to Chicago in 1900 when that... Chicago White Sox The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. It is also used to describe the player who plays the position (e.g., Ozzie... shortstop between 1985 and 1997. He also played for the Baltimore Orioles American League AAA Ottawa Lynx AA Bowie Baysox A Frederick Keys Delmarva Shorebirds Aberdeen IronBirds R Bluefield Orioles Sarasota Orioles The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. They are in the Eastern Division of the American League. Founded: 1893, as the Milwaukee... Baltimore Orioles (1998), The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are in the Eastern Division of the National League. They are most recently known for their ongoing record of 13 consecutive division championships (1991-2004, except for the strike shortened 1994 season), the most in any... Atlanta Braves (1998-99) and The Tampa Bay Devil Rays are a Major League Baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. They are in the Eastern Division of the American League. Founded: 1998 (American League expansion) Home ballpark: Tropicana Field Uniform colors: Black, Forest Green, Purple, and White Logo design: The words TAMPA BAY superimposed... Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2000). In -1... 2004, he became the first In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. The manager sets the line-up and starting pitcher before each game as well as making substitutions throughout the game. How much control a manager... baseball manager from Venezuela to manage in Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. More specifically, Major League Baseball (MLB) refers to the entity that operates North Americas two top leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure which has... Major League Baseball.


Guillén is a member of the select group of gifted shortstops coming from his homeland, a group that includes Chico with the White Sox Alfonso Carrasquel Colón (born January 23, 1928 in Caracas, Venezuela), best known as Chico Carrasquel, was a Major League Baseball player. He currently works as a Community Relations Representative for the Chicago White Sox. El Chico was the third Venezuelan to play in the... Chico Carrasquel, Luis Aparicio (born April 29, 1934, Maracaibo, Venezuela) was a Venezuelan baseball shortstop for the Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, and Boston Red Sox. Aparicio came from a baseball family. His father, Luis Sr. was a notable shorstop in Venezuela and owned a Winter League team with Aparicios uncle... Luis Aparicio, Dave Concepción (b. June 17, 1948), born David Ismael Concepción Benitez, is a former star shortstop in Major League Baseball. He was born in in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela. Concepción was signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1967. Following... Dave Concepción and Omar Vizquel [viz-KELL], born Omar Enrique Vizquel González (April 24, 1967 in Caracas, Venezuela), is a Major League Baseball shortstop who plays with the San Francisco Giants. Previously, Vizquel played for the Seattle Mariners (1989-93) and Cleveland Indians (1994-2004). He is a switch-hitter and throws... Omar Vizquel. As a player, he was regarded for his passion, speed, hustle, and defensive abilities, but his love for the game still intact.


In 1985, Guillén received both the In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. Awarding began in 1947, coincidentally the year in which Jackie Robinson endured the toughest rookie year in baseball history. Fittingly, he won the award. The award... AL Rookie of the Year and The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award was established in 1946 by The Sporting News (TSN). In 1947-48, and again in 1950, a single award was given for all of Major League Baseball. In 1949 and since 1951, TSN has given an award to a player from each... The Sporting News Rookie of the Year awards. Then, he was selected an The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. The All-Star Game usually occurs in mid-July and marks the middle of the Major League Baseball season. The venue is chosen by Major... All-Star in 1988, 1990-91, and won the In American baseball, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, usually referred to simply as the Gold Glove, is the award annually given to the Major League player judged to be the most superior individual fielding performance at each position (in each league), as voted by the managers and coaches in each... Gold Glove Award in 1990. He ranks among the White Sox all-time leaders in In baseball statistics, games played (denoted by G) indicates the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity). It does not matter in how much of the game the player was active. If player A plays the whole game until there are two out in... games played, In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), sometimes called a base hit, is credited to a batter when he safely reaches first base after batting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielders choice. To do this, the batter must reach first... hits and In baseball statistics, an at bat (AB) is used to calculate other data such as batting average. A player has an at bat every time he comes to bat except under the following circumstances: He receives a base on balls (BB). He is hit by pitch (HBP). He hits a... at-bats.


After serving as In the baseball game, the coach is a member of the team at bat stationed near first or third base to signal and direct the runners and batters. Also, each baseball team has a coach specialized in directing the pitcher. Categories: Baseball stubs | Baseball terminology ... third base coach for the See also: 2002 in sports, 2004 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip wins rain-shortened Daytona 500 Winston Cup Championship won by Matt Kenseth for Ford. Nextel signs deal to replace R.J. Reynolds as title sponsor of series Indianapolis... 2003 In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. The Series winner is determined through a best... World Champions The Florida Marlins are a Major League Baseball team based in Miami, Florida, USA. They are in the Eastern Division of the National League. Founded: 1993 (National League expansion) Home ballpark: Dolphins Stadium NOTE: The City of Miami and Marlins are negiotiating on building a new ballpark near the Orange... Florida Marlins, Guillén was hired in the offseason to replace Jerry Manuel as White Sox manager. He received a rousing ovation from the crowd of 37,706 Chicagoans when introduced before his first game as a skipper at U.S. Cellular Field (formerly New Comiskey Park) is a Major League Baseball stadium in Chicago, Illinois. It is the home of the Chicago White Sox of the American League. The park opened for the 1991 season, after the White Sox had spent 81 years at Comiskey Park. The new... Comiskey Park on April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). There are 262 days remaining. It is also the Ides of April. Events 1055 - Victor II is consecrated pope 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor 1180 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen... April 13, -1... 2004.


Career Statistics

G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG
1993 6686 1764 275 69 28 773 618 239 25 511 141 141 7 .264 .287 .338

See also

  • In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. Awarding began in 1947, coincidentally the year in which Jackie Robinson endured the toughest rookie year in baseball history. Fittingly, he won the award. The award... MLB Rookie of the Year Award
  • List of AL Gold Glove Winners at Shortstop Gold Glove AL: P | C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF NL: P | C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF Categories: Baseball Trophies and Awards ... List of AL Gold Glove Winners at Shortstop
  • The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award was established in 1946 by The Sporting News (TSN). In 1947-48, and again in 1950, a single award was given for all of Major League Baseball. In 1949 and since 1951, TSN has given an award to a player from each... The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award
  • Between 1939 and 2004, 171 baseball players from Venezuela had played in Major League Baseball. This list include number of arriving, name of player, position, starting team, and date of debut. Also included in the Appendix are the 75 Venezuelan baseball players who are selected on the 40-man roster... Players from Venezuela in MLB

External links

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  • Baseball Reference (http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/guilloz01.shtml)

 
 

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