Oscar Gregorio (Azocar) Azocar
Positions: Leftfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: February 21, 1965 in Soro, Sucre, Venezuela
High School: Caracas (Caracas, VE)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1983.
Debut: July 17, 1990 (Age 25.146, 13,400th in MLB history)
vs. KCR 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1990 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Yankees 1990-1992
Agents: Himself [*]
Last Game: October 4, 1992 (Age 27.226)
vs. ATL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 14, 2010 in Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Buried: Jardines del Recuerdo, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
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News -- December 2015
- 12-3 Pinstriped Prospects: Yankees Prospect Rewind: Brien Taylor: With almost guaranteed certainty a first overall draft pick will eventually reach the major leagues. Their showings in either...
News -- May 2014
- 5-14 The Ballclub: Attack Mode: Strange as it may sound, perhaps playing the Yankees is the best thing for the Mets these days.In another excruciatingly long...
News -- April 2014
- 4-23 The Greatest 21 Days: Oscar Azocar, Free-Swinger - 688: Originally published June 17, 2010Oscar Azocar earned a re**** in his three years in the majors of swinging at almost everything,...
- 4-4 BronxPinstripes.com: It’s Tanaka Time! Yankees @ Blue Jays (4/4/14): The time is finally here. After all the talking, speculating and hypothesizing, Masahiro Tanaka takes the mound for his MLB debut....
News -- May 2013
- 5-30 The Captain's Blog: Are The Yankees Playing With House Money?: Because the Yankees have done well despite suffering several significant injuries, many have dismissed the team’s recent...
News -- January 2013
- 1-24 WasWatching: Worst Offensive Line-Up In Yankees History: It has to be the 1990 team, right? Rk Pos Age G PA R HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1 C Bob Geren 28 110 303 21 8 31 0 13...
News -- June 2010
- 6-14 B-R Blog: Oscar Azocar 1965-2010: The news of Oscar Azocar's passing at the young age of 45, brought back nostalgic memories of my youth. At a time when my team,...
- 6-18 The Captain's Blog: Oscar Azocar Dead At 45; Free Swinging Left Fielder Helped Lead Yankees â€œYouth Movementâ€ in 1990: Yesterdayâs off day brought news of the untimely passing of former Yankee Oscar Azocar, who died in his native Venezuela at...