Luis Beltran (Sojo) Sojo
Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 172 lb.
Born: January 3, 1965 in Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
High School: Barquisimeto (Barquisimeto, VE) by the Signed Toronto Blue Jays as an amateur free agent in 1986.
( All Transactions) Debut: July 14, 1990 (Age 25)
vs. CAL 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Yankees/Mariners/Angels/Pirates/BlueJays 1990-2003 Final Game: September 28, 2003 (Age 38)
vs. BAL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- January 2014
1/16 Pinstripe Pundits: Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Middle Infielders: With so few Major League contracts given shortstop and second base under Brian Cashman, I decided to lump the bunch together for ...
1/16 Bleeding Yankee Blue: SQUEEGEE TO AROD: "ADMIT TO WHAT YOU DID!": I got an email the other day and it was important. It was from an old friend, Luigi Squeegee, the author of the book Clubhouse ...
1/2 WasWatching: October 8, 1995: Today is the 51st birthday of Edgar Martinez and David Cone. Which, of course, made me think of Game 5 of the 1995 ALDS. Did you ... News -- December 2013
12/9 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #82 MARK LANGSTON: QUITE A FIRST IMPRESSION WITH ANGELS.STRUCK OUT NEARLY 2,500 BATTERS IN HIS CAREER.DEFINING THE PLAYERLeft-hander Mark Langston ... News -- November 2013
11/11 Sports Injury Alert: MLB rumors: LHP Ted Lilly in Winter Ball, trying to return to MLB: Left-handed starting pitcher Ted Lilly had a very forgettable 2013 season. Due to a variety of injuries, Lilly pitched in only ... News -- October 2013
10/26 Call to the Pen: Baseball History Today: October 26th: Going with some World Series flavor today. Seems appropriate. 2005 – The Chicago White Sox finish off a sweep of the Houston ...
10/7 James Smyth Broadcast: Top Yankees Postseason Home Runs by Inning: Sixth Inning: It's time to begin the second half of the series, starting with the sixth inning. Links for the first five parts are at the bottom ... News -- September 2013
9/12 Billy-Ball.com: The Derek Jeter Report: The sad season for Derek Jeter is officially over after four trips to the disabled list. The Yankee captain told reporters, “I ... News -- August 2013
8/29 Hot Corner Harbor: Trivia Time: Best Active Players Without a World Series: Some other sports are having championships right now, but they aren’t baseball, so I won’t talk about them. However, they ...
8/1 halosdaily.com: Halo History: Buyer Beware When Dealing with Blue Jays: With the 2013 trading deadline having just passed, I decided to revisit the trading history between the Angels and the Toronto ... News -- July 2013
7/18 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 20 Minnesota Twins Trades: Todd Walker and Butch Huskey: Friends Forever: It's the year 2000. The Twins had finally moved on from the Knoblaucle (Chuck Knoblauch debacle) and had replaced him with ...
7/11 Bleeding Yankee Blue: VERY SUPERSTITIOUS!:
Baseball is America's sport. It is also a sport of superstition. We have rally caps when your team is down, you don't call ... News -- April 2013
4/14 BronxPinstripes.com: Interviews | Luis Sojo: Luis Sojo began his Major League career with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1990. After a stop in California, a return trip to Toronto, ... News -- March 2013
3/29 Pinstripe Pundits: Expectations for Eduardo Nunez: For the first time since 2001, and just the second time during Derek Jeter‘s tenure, there will be a different starting ...
3/26 It's About the Money (Stupid): Minor League Preview: Tampa Yankees:
Just as the start of 2012 brought a lot of excitement to Charleston, the Tampa Yankees reaped the benefits in the latter half ...
3/18 Baseballhotcorner.com: Watch For Venezuela To Compete In WBC: World Baseball Classic play moves to the Americas; watch for Venezuela to compete. With all eyes on Spring Training in Florida ...
3/11 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1991: And Sir Pat Gillick looked upon his Twins defeated team and said nay!!! Thus, without fear or shame, he blowed it up real good. ...
3/8 Billy-Ball.com: From the Bill Chuck Files…A-Rod, Big Papi, Jeter, Kennedy, Damon, Manuel, Jackson and more: Nine to Know The last time Alex Rodriguez did not start on Opening Day was in 2009, when Cody Ransom started at third for the ...
3/6 New York Mets Report: Venezuelan Manager Says Johan Santana Is Sad About WBC: Mets fans might remember former Met Luis Sojo for his game-winning hit in Game 5 of the 2000 World Series. He’s now the ...
3/5 Baseballhotcorner.com: Watch For Venezuela To Compete In WBC: World Baseball Classic play moves to the Americas; watch for Venezuela to compete. With all eyes on Spring Training in Florida ... News -- December 2012
12/30 161st and River: Where Have You Gone?: I remember the grass. I don’t remember approaching the Stadium, or winding my way through the labyrinthine tunnels of the ...
12/19 SoDo Mojo: Mariner Fan Favorites: Joey Cora: A few weeks ago, we asked SoDo Mojo readers to list their all-time favorite Mariners. So far, answers have ranged from the greats—Junior, ... News -- October 2012
10/20 Bleeding Yankee Blue: DESPITE THE ATTACKS, ALEX RODRIGUEZ IS A YANKEE:
This will sound incredibly strange considering the
circumstances. I am now an unconditional Alex Rodriguez fan. ... News -- March 2012
3/13 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY THERE'S A FORMULA FOR A PERFECT YANKEE TEAM: I’ve always believed that the perfect combination of a true championship team is a mixture of gritty veterans with young guys ... News -- October 2011
10/27 Mets360.com: 2000 World Series, Game 5: October 26th marks a sad, but important, day in Mets history. Eleven years to this very day, the boys from Flushing dropped the ... News -- June 2011
6/6 The Greatest 21 Days: Road Trip: Florida State League: Tampa Yankees manager Luis Sojo waives around runner Abraham Almonte in the fifth inning May 15, 2011 in front of empty seats ... News -- May 2011
5/11 The Greatest 21 Days: Luis Sojo, Was Needed - 344: Going into the 2000 playoffs, Luis Sojo was thankful to be back with the Yankees and the Yankees were thankful to have him.He ... News -- November 2010
11/2 WasWatching: Key Contributors To Select Yankees World Series Games: Betcha the guys below really enjoyed the games next to their names. As a Yankees fan, which one of these did you enjoy the most? ... News -- June 2010
6/21 WasWatching: Yanks Bench Not Offering Infield Support?: Via Ken Rosenthal -
The Yankees bought a lot with their major-league leading $206 million payroll.
But, as usual, they skimped ...