Rey Francisco (Guadalupe) Sanchez
Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: October 5, 1967 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
High School: Live Oak HS (Morgan Hill, CA) by the Drafted Texas Rangers in the 13th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Signed June 22, 1986.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 8, 1991 (Age 23.338)
vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1992 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Royals/Giants/RedSox/DevilRays/... 1991-2005 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: June 8, 2005 (Age 37.246)
vs. MIL 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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