Arturo Marcelino DeFreites Simon
also known as Arturo DeFreitas
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- Debut September 7, 1978
- Final Game June 27, 1979
- Born April 26, 1953 in San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
Arturo DeFreitas was up for 32 games over two seasons, mostly as a first baseman, at a time when Dan Driessen was the starter at that position for the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds won their division in 1979 when he received most of his playing time.
He was one of the discoverers of Vladimir Guerrero.
- 1994-1996 Manager DSL Expos
- 2003 Coach Harrisburg Senators
- 2004 Manager GCL Expos
- 2009 Manager Dorados de Chihuahua