Orestes (Cuevas) Destrade
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: May 8, 1962 in Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
High School: Christopher Columbus HS (Miami, FL)
School: Florida College (Jacksonville, FL)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1981.
Debut: September 11, 1987 (Age 25.126)
vs. TOR 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1993 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Marlins/Pirates/Yankees 1987-1994
Final Game: May 24, 1994 (Age 32.016)
vs. MON 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- June 2014
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News -- May 2014
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News -- February 2014
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News -- January 2014
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News -- February 2013
News -- July 2011
- 7/21 Marlin Maniac: History: Florida Marlins Inaugural Season 1993, Hitters Edition: Editor’s note: We’re about to debut two new authors here at Marlin Maniac. Today, we start off with James C. Etzbach...
News -- June 2011
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