Leocadio Francisco Batista
Positions: Third Baseman, Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: December 9, 1973 in Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
High School: Mao (Mao, DO) by the Signed Oakland Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1991.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 3, 1996 (Age 22)
vs. KCR 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Orioles/BlueJays/Expos/Diamondbacks/Athletics/... 1996-2007 Final Game: September 30, 2007 (Age 33)
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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