Joe Azcue

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Jose Joaquin Azcue Lopez
(The Immortal Azcue)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 200 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Azcue sat out the 1971 season in a contract dispute with Dick Walsh, GM of the California Angels. Azcue spent the year as a laborer, pouring concrete, shoveling, etc.

He hit into the first unassisted triple play since 1927 on July 30, 1968. Washington Senators shortstop Ron Hansen was the fielder. It was the last triple play in Senators history.

He was also called Jose Azcue.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • AL All-Star (1968)

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