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Jose Milages Tartabull Guzman

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 165 lb.

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Father of Danny Tartabull and minor leaguer Jose Tartabull Jr., Jose Tartabull had a nine-year career in the big leagues where he hit only 2 home runs, unlike his son Danny who was a home-run slugger.

Tartabull is remembered by Red Sox fans for throwing out Ken Berry at the plate to end a game in Chicago against the White Sox on August 27, 1967. The teams were tied for first place at the time. The play is the subject of a novel, Tartabull's Throw, by Henry Garfied (Atheneum, 2001).

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