Jorge (Nunez) Orta
Positions: Second Baseman, Designated Hitter and Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: November 26, 1950 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
( All Transactions) Debut: April 15, 1972 (Age 21)
vs. KCR 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Royals/Indians/BlueJays/Dodgers 1972-1987 Final Game: June 10, 1987 (Age 36)
vs. MIN 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- April 2014
4/18 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Redefining “Remarkable”: The big talking point early in the baseball season has been the “remarkable” instant replay system and some of the hiccups ... News -- January 2014
1/8 Cards Conclave: Alternative Dimensions of Cardinal Baseball: A few days ago, a conversation in one of our Bonfyres made me ponder something. Say it was possible to have a window into another ... News -- October 2013
10/27 Kings of Kauffman: Don Denkinger and Jim Joyce tie calls to St. Louis Cardinals: “They expect an umpire to be perfect on Opening Day and to improve as the season goes on.” - American League Umpire ...
10/25 Indians Baseball Insider: Tribe Madness: Previewing the Progressive Field matchups: Our tournament moves to the First Energy Regional where the winner of this region draws the winner of the Quicken Loans Region.
10/14 Kings of Kauffman: Steve Bartman, Don Denkinger, and How a Moment is Remembered: You’re going to see it a few times tonight anyway, and likely a few times each playoff season. Ten years ago today, Luis ... News -- September 2013
9/27 More Than A Fan: ML”what would”B: What if Orta’s Dribbler in ’85 was Called Out?: Hey baseball fans! Matt Nadel here of Baseball with Matt with another edition of the ML“what would”B. Today I’ll explain ... News -- August 2013
8/4 KC Kingdom: Revisiting The Glory Years and Where Are They Now: Dane Iorg: In 1985 The Kansas City Royals as a franchise was only 16 years old, and by baseball terms, an infant. Kansas City had been division ... News -- July 2013
7/30 Baseballhotcorner.com: The Time Has Come For MLB To Adopt Instant Replay: The need for instant replay in Major League baseball is not a new concept. Many have called for the use of review of controversial ... News -- June 2013
6/15 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: June 15, 1980: Jorge Orta of the Cleveland Indians hits a double and five singles and scores four runs in a 14 – 5 triumph over the Minnesota ... News -- February 2013
2/25 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: And you all thought you could get rid of me…mwahaahaahaa etc. Time for Unky Jeff to regale you with stories of history, ... News -- November 2012
11/26 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: November 26, 1950: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Jorge Orta is born on this date 62 years ago in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, ...
11/21 mlbreports.com: 5 Random Injustices In Baseball For The Last 27 Years: Wednesday, Nov.21/2012 Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Writer): I am hoping that baseball decides to use more INSTANT REPLAY in the ... News -- August 2012
8/21 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1979 Pat Zachry: 1979 TOPPS PAT ZACHRY In his 1978 card, Pat Zachry looked like a college kid. On the 1979 card pictured here, Zachry looks like ... News -- July 2012
7/31 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Sutcliffe Traded Midseason, Catalyst to Cy Young Award: By Vince Guerrieri In 2009, the Indians became the first team in Major League history to trade Cy Young Award winners in back-to-back ... News -- June 2012
6/15 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: June 15, 1980: Compiled by Jason Kaminski Jorge Orta of the Cleveland Indians hits a double and five singles and scores four runs in a 14 – ...
6/2 PaulLebowitz.com: The Santana No-Hitter From Soup To Nuts: Let’s go point-by-point on Johan Santana’s no-hitter. The call at third base. Umpire Adrian Johnson called Cardinals’ ... News -- December 2011
12/12 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Edgardo Alfonzo: Edgardo Alfonzo Edgardo Antonio Alfonzo Positions: Third Baseman and Second Baseman Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 5' 11", ... News -- October 2011
10/23 Pitchers Hit Eighth: This Is Not 1985: This is most definitely not 1985, and Ron “Mea” Kulpa is not Don Denkinger. Don Denkinger was not solely responsible ... News -- August 2011
8/23 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1980 Topps #129 Craig Reynolds: Oh wow--I love this card. The Astros' uniforms from this era have been the subject of plenty of ridicule. I happen to really like ... News -- July 2011
7/24 Johngy's Beat: Old Times at the Comiskey Park: I'm back again with a grainy photo but clear memory from my younger days. This one features Mike Squires (my favorite White ... News -- March 2011
3/16 SocraticGadfly: Cardinals nightmare flashback history: Over at ESPN, former St. Louis Cardinal closer Todd Worrell is interviewed for his role in arguably the worst officiating decision ... News -- July 2010
7/21 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1975 Topps #512 Larry Milbourne:
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