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Matty Alou

Mateo Rojas Alou
born Mateo Rojas Alou

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: December 22, 1938 in Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
High School: Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo, DO)
Signed
by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1957. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 26, 1960 (Age 21.279)   vs. LAD 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1961 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Giants/Cardinals/Yankees/Padres/... 1960-1974

Final Game: June 21, 1974 (Age 35.181)   vs. HOU 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: November 3, 2011 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Buried: Jardin Memorial, Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Relatives: Brother of Felipe Alou, Brother of Jesus Alou, Cousin of Jose Sosa, Uncle of Moises Alou and Uncle of Mel Rojas
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