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Jose Luis Garcia
(Chito)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

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Jose Luis Garcia played for three seasons in the Mexican League as a left fielder 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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