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Orlando Cepeda    \suh-PAY-duh\

Orlando Manuel (Pennes) Cepeda (Cha Cha or Baby Bull) (twitter: @OrlandoCepeda30)

Positions: First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: September 17, 1937 in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Signed
by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1955. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 15, 1958 (Age 20.210)   vs. LAD 5 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1958 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Cardinals/Braves/RedSox/Royals/... 1958-1974

Final Game: September 19, 1974 (Age 37.002)   vs. OAK 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1999.
   View Orlando Cepeda Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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