José Carradero

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José Manuel Carradero Muriel (Chemane)

Biographical Information[edit]

José Carradero played for sixteen years in Puerto Rico's amateur leagues, with Ponce, Humacao, Rio Pedras and Yabucoa. He would win a record seven titles as a manager in the amateur league, with Yabucoa (1980), Juncos (1983, 1985), Yabucoa (1994-1996) and Cidra (1998). He managed the Puerto Rican national team in the 1986 Amateur World Series, 1987 Pan American Games (Bronze Medal), 1988 Baseball World Cup, 1988 Olympics (third place, but baseball was not a medal event), 1990 Central American and Caribbean Games (Silver Medal), 1990 Baseball World Cup, 1991 Pan American Games (Silver Medal), 1992 Olympics, 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games (Bronze), 1994 Baseball World Cup and 1995 Pan American Games (Bronze). He was thus one of the most successful managers in Puerto Rican national team annals.

When he and his brother Ivan Carradero were inducted into the Puerto Rican Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, they were the first pair of brothers so honored.

Sources include El Nuevo Dia, Obituary of his brother