Jose Ynocencio Sosa
born Jose Ynocencio Sosa
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 158 lb.
Born: December 28, 1952 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Signed by the Houston Astros as an amateur free agent in 1970.
Debut: July 22, 1975 (Age 22.206, 11,269th in MLB history)
vs. MON 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 1 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1976 season [*]
Team: Astros 1975-1976
Last Game: September 26, 1976 (Age 23.273)
vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 8, 2013 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Relatives: Cousin of Felipe Alou, Cousin of Jesus Alou, Cousin of Matty Alou and Cousin of Moises Alou
About biographical information
Career Home Runs
Jose Sosa: 1 Career Home Run
0 leading off,
0 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
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