Geremis Segundo (Acosta) Gonzalez
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: January 8, 1975 in Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
High School: La Chinita (Maracaibo, VE)
Signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1991.
Debut: May 27, 1997 (Age 22.139, 14,669th in MLB history)
vs. PIT 5.1 IP, 6 H, 6 SO, 3 BB, 3 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1997 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/DevilRays/RedSox/Brewers/Mets 1997-2006
Last Game: September 26, 2006 (Age 31.261)
vs. CHC 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 25, 2008 in Punta de Palmas, Zulia, Venezuela
Buried: Cementerio El Eden, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela
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