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Jose Luis Garcia (Chito)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

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[edit] Biographical Information

Jose Luis Garcia played for three seasons in the Mexican League but managed there for 20 years, winning one title for his main club, the Tigres de México.

Garcia debuted in 1953, hitting .163/.200/.229 in 48 games for the Rojos del Águila de Veracruz. He batted .252/.328/.404 as an outfielder for the 1954 Diablos Rojos del Mexico, then hit .257/.288/.407 for them a year later. Overall, he hit .225/.280/.349 in 150 Mexican League games.

He managed the Mexican national team in the 1990 Baseball World Cup in addition to his LMB stints over a four-decade period that are listed below.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1957 Fresnillo Rojos Central Mexican League -- -- replaced Agustin Bejerano June 19/
replaced by Wild Bill Wright July 7
1963 Tigres de México Mexican League 4th none replaced Memo Garibay July 23
1964 Tigres de México Mexican League 76-63 4th none
1965 Tigres de México Mexican League 82-57 1st none League Champs
1966 Tigres de México Mexican League -- -- replaced by Ricardo Garza March 28
Piratas de Campeche Mexican Southeast League -- -- replaced Ricardo Garza March 28 / replaced by David Garcia June 1
1967 Pericos de Puebla Mexican League 57-81 8th none
1968 Tigres de México Mexican League 62-78 6th none
1969 Tigres de México Mexican League 60-93 8th none
1970 Tigres de México Mexican League 73-74 6th
1971 Tigres de México Mexican League 80-67 6th
1972 Tigres de México Mexican League -- -- replaced by David Garcia
1973 Tigres de México Mexican League 59-72 11th
1974 Tigres de México Mexican League -- -- replaced by Ronnie Camacho
1975 Tigres de México Mexican League 64-72 10th
1976 Tigres de México Mexican League 54-78 14th
1977 Tigres de México Mexican League -- -- replaced by Ronnie Camacho
1979 Tigres de México Mexican League 14th replaced Domingo Rivera
1981 Tigres de México Mexican League 65-56 8th Lost in 1st round
1982 Leones de Yucatán Mexican League -- -- replaced Wilfredo Calvino / replaced by Carlos Paz
1983 Rojos del Águila de Veracruz Mexican League 51-61 13th
1984 Rojos del Águila de Veracruz Mexican League -- -- replaced by George Scott
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