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Category: Baseball

Highlights: Considered one of the best defensive shortstops of all-time, Omar Vizquel won 11 Gold Gloves during a career that included stints with the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants.

Travels From: Texas

Fee Range: $5,001 - $10,000

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Omar Vizquel played shortstop in the majors for 24 seasons from 1989-2012 with the Seattle Mariners (1989-1993), Cleveland Indians (1994-2004), San Francisco Giants (2005-2008), Texas Rangers (2009), Chicago White Sox (2010-2011) and Toronto Blue Jays (2012). During his time in Cleveland, Vizquel played an integral role in helping the Indians win six AL Central Division titles and two American League pennants. He was inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame in 2014. Vizquel was a defensive virtuoso during his playing days and is considered one of the top defensive shortstops of all-time. He won 11 Gold Glove Awards and is the MLB’s all-time leader among shortstops in games played and double plays turned while his .985 career fielding percentage is tied for the best such mark in MLB history.

Vizquel also was a dependable hitter, racking up 2,877 career hits and maintaining a lifetime .272 batting average. In 1998, Vizquel earned his first All-Star selection, batting .288 with 50 RBI. He was again selected to the All-Star Game the next season in 1999, setting a career-high batting average of .333 while also producing 66 RBI. Vizquel once again was named an All-Star in 2002 in route to posting career-highs that season in home runs (14) and RBI (72). After his playing days, Vizquel coached with the Los Angeles Angels and Detroit Tigers and in the farm system of the Chicago White Sox. In 2019, he assumed manager duties with Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League. Vizquel was born on April 24, 1967 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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