Jorge Luis (Macias) Velandia
Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: January 12, 1975 in Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
High School: Caracas (Caracas, VE)
Signed by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1992.
Debut: June 20, 1997 (Age 22.159)
vs. COL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2003 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Mets/Padres/DevilRays/Indians/... 1997-2008
Final Game: July 13, 2008 (Age 33.183)
vs. TBR 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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