From BR Bullpen
Hilario Valdespino Borroto
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 8", Weight 170 lb.
- Debut April 12, 1965
- Final Game September 28, 1971
- Born January 14, 1939 in San Jose De Las Lajas, Cuba
 Biographical Information
Sandy Valdespino, who played seven seasons in the major leagues, was born in Cuba in 1939 and signed by the Washington Senators in 1957. He came to the majors in 1965 and had his most at-bats in a season as a rookie that year. Valdespino started two games of the 1965 World Series, batting second in the order each time.
With the Atlanta Crackers in 1964, he led the league in batting.
 Further Reading
- Alan Cohen: "Sandy Valdespino", in Gregory H. Wolf, ed.: A Pennant for the Twin Cities: the 1965 Minnesota Twins, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 272-276. ISBN 978-1-943816-09-5