Felipe Rojas Alou
( El Panqué de Haina)
born Felipe Rojas Alou
Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: May 12, 1935 in Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic High School: Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo, DO) by the Signed New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1955.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 8, 1958 (Age 23)
vs. CIN 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Braves/Giants/Yankees/Athletics/Expos/... 1958-1974 Final Game: April 24, 1974 (Age 38)
vs. CHW 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Brother of Jesus Alou, Brother of Matty Alou, Father of Moises Alou, Cousin of Jose Sosa and Uncle of Mel Rojas View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- April 2013
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3/19 WasWatching: Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente And…: …you tell me. Who was the first great player from the Dominican Republic who opened to doors for talent from that country ...
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2/27 Billy-Ball.com: Happy anniversary to John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino: On February 27. 2002, John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino assumed ownership of one of baseball’s crown jewels: ... News -- January 2013
1/26 District On Deck: Washington Nationals Countdown To Spring Training: 17 Days: The off-season is almost over. Less than three weeks until Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers report to Viera. To celebrate ...
1/25 District On Deck: Washington Nationals Countdown To Spring Training: 18 Days: The off-season is almost over. Less than three weeks until Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers report to Viera. To celebrate ...
1/24 The Baseball Continuum: Justin Upton to the Braves: Brothers in Baseball (and the many inexplicable appearances of the Padres): Well, that escalated quickly. I wake up, turn on the the TV, and then, BOOM! Upton family reunion in Atlanta. No, seriously, after ...
1/24 Billy-Ball.com: The Uptons could be two-thirds of the Alous: The last and only time three brothers hit consecutively in the same inning Jesus Alou, Matty Alou, Felipe Alou On September 10, ...
1/16 Yankees Fans Unite: Remembering the ’62 Classic on National Hat Day: Yesterday was National Hat Day–don’t ask me who comes up with these things–and that gives us an occasion to ...
1/2 Tomahawk Take: Braves All-Decade Teams: The 1960′s: We now head back to the 60′s for today’s all-decade team, a time when the Braves spent more time in Milwaukee than ... News -- December 2012
12/20 161st and River: Interviews | Bobby Richardson: The Yankee dynasty of the late 50s and early 60s was defined by its power. Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, the “M&M ...
12/9 mlbreports.com : Baseball Academies in the Dominican Republic: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 Sam Evans (Baseball Writer): In 2012, almost ten percent of all major league players were born in the ... News -- November 2012
11/30 District On Deck: A Look At Tim Raines And Larry Walker: This week, the Baseball Hall of Fame released it’s Hall of Fame ballot and there are four former Expos on the ballot. Two ...
11/14 WahoosOnFirst: What the Indians Can Learn from the World Champion Giants: Two weeks ago, after staving off elimination multiple times and then sweeping the Detroit Tigers, the San Francisco Giants raised ...
11/7 District On Deck: This Date In Nationals History: Nov. 7, 1985: Starting today, I will take a look at historical transactions on this day and use it to take a look at a key move or player in ... News -- September 2012
9/21 WasWatching: Robinson Cano’s Strange Company This Season: Players with 30+ HR and a Batting Average of .299 or better in the same season with less than 90 RBI and 70 walks or less: Rk ... News -- June 2012
6/3 High Heat Stats: Putting the ball in play – Anti-TTO specialists: HHS reader Paul E recently identified that Adam Dunn is on pace to obliterate the record for the highest season total of strikeouts ... News -- May 2012
5/31 High Heat Stats: Quiz – the Big Klu: Ted Kluszewski was among the most feared NL hitters of the early and mid 1950s. In his best 4-year run from 1953 to 1956, he compiled ... News -- January 2012
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11/30 High Heat Stats: Felipe Alou really did bring in a ton a left relievers: Earlier today a reader mentioned Mike Krukow's comment referring to Felipe Alou's common use of left-handed relievers.I decided ...
11/29 22gigantes.com: Sabean, Bochy extended through 2013: Sabean and Bochy lovers rejoice. Haters keep on hating. The San Francisco Giants announced today that they have signed general ...
11/3 22gigantes.com: Former Giant Matty Alou dies: Former Giants outfielder Matty Alou, the brother of fellow Giants Felipe and Jesus Alou, has died at the age of 72, according ...
11/2 PaulLebowitz.com: Wayside Mandate: What happened to the rule in baseball that minority candidates had to receive interviews for high profile jobs as managers and ... News -- October 2011
10/13 The Writer's Journey: Fun Cards: 1985 Topps Traded Tom Runnells: Another former Red serving as a coach on the big league level, Tom Runnells is the bench coach for the Colorado Rockies. He also ... News -- June 2011
6/7 Rising Apple: Jose A. Pagan, 76, played 15 seasons with three clubs: Jose PaganJose Pagan, who played 15 seasons in the majors between 1959 and 1973 with the San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates ... News -- April 2011
4/30 B-R Blog: All-Dominican Team: The Dominican Republic has given us many great ballplayers over the years, far more than you might expect from a nation of its ... News -- February 2011
2/9 Tomahawk Take: Braves’ factoids for those who like such things: (This is a corrected post. It’s been noted that part of my post was missing last night omitting players and generally making ... News -- January 2011
1/20 B-R Blog: 200+ Hits & 80 Runs Scored Or Less: Since 1876, how many players have scored 80 runs or less in a season where they had 200+ hits that year? Here's the list - Rk ...
1/4 B-R Blog: Chet Lemon: I was just foolin'round with Play Index - looking for the best "relatively short career" guys not in the Hall of Fame. And, I ... News -- December 2010
12/17 B-R Blog: Most similar players traded for each other: Following on to our fun with Similarity Scores, reader Rick Jennings wrote in with the following trivia question: Name a player ... News -- November 2010
11/23 NY Baseball Digest: The Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame: The Arizona Fall League has gained some notoriety in the age of the internet. To be honest, before I started doing this show I ... News -- June 2010
6/26 B-R Blog: Oh, To Be Young(?) In The 1960’s: Using Play Index, I was just looking at the best young batters in baseball during the 1960's -