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Jorge Calvo

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

Jorge Calvo was a minor league outfielder and manager.

Calvo debuted in 1960, playing for the Salamanca Petroleros (.304) and Artesia Giants (.269, .463 SLG in 19 games in his only time north of the border). In 1961, he won the Mexican Center League Triple Crown with the Guanajuato Tuzos (.368, 29 HR, 130 RBI). He spent 1962 with the Fresnillo Rojos, falling to .279 with four homers and 29 RBI.

By 1964, Calvo made it up to the Mexican League and hit .270/.330/.390 for the Mexico City Red Devils. He hit .269/.358/.407 for the same club in 1965 and was 2 for 8 for the 1966 Red Devils, then 4 for 13 with 2 walks in 1967. He also played for the Tabasco Plataneros in 1966 (.290) and the Las Choapas Diablos Rojos in 1967 (.333).

Jorge batted .343/.447/.529 in 33 games for the Saraperos de Saltillo in 1970 and went 3 for 13 with a double for Saltillo in 1971 to end his playing career. Overall, he hit .285/.367/.455 in 312 at-bats in the Mexican League. He later managed the Angeles de Puebla (part of 1973) and the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos (replacing Moisés Camacho during 1983 and being replaced by José Guerrero in 1986).

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
1973 Angeles de Puebla Mexican League -- -- replaced Tomas Herrera/ replaced by Raul Cano
1977 Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo Mexican League -- -- replaced by Jorge Fitch
1983 Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo Mexican League 9th replaced Moises Camacho
1984 Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo Mexican League 64-53 6th Lost in 1st round
1985 Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos Mexican League 67-60 7th Lost League Finals
1986 Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos Mexican League -- -- replaced by Jose Guerrero
1995 Tigres de México Mexican League 6th (t) Lost in 2nd round replaced Dan Firova
1996 Tigres de México Mexican League 68-45 3rd Lost in 2nd round


Sources include The Mexican League: Comprehensive Player Statistics by Pedro Treto Cisneros, Pat Doyle's Database

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