Todd Ruben Cruz
Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: November 23, 1955 in Highland Park, MI
High School: Western HS (Detroit, MI)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 1973 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 1973.
Debut: September 4, 1978 (Age 22.285, 11,696th in MLB history)
vs. STL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1980 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Mariners/Orioles/WhiteSox/Royals/Angels/... 1978-1984
Agents: Ken Fishkin [*]
Last Game: September 30, 1984 (Age 28.312)
vs. BOS 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: September 2, 2008 in Bullhead City, AZ
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