Orlando Santana (scout)

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Orlando Santana Granda

Biographical Information[edit]

Orlando Santana was an infielder for three seasons in the Cuban Serie Nacional, playing for the Industriales in 1972-1973 and 1973-1974 and the Agricultores in 1974-1975. He hit .223/.341/.273 and fielded .940 in Cuba.

Santana later moved to Brazil, where he was very active on the baseball scene. He helped entice Anderson Gomes to play baseball for a youth team he was running, he managed the Brazilian national team in the 2008 Americas Baseball Cup and he scouted Brazil for the Chicago White Sox, signing Paulo Orlando and Andre Rienzo, two of the earliest Brazilians to reach AAA.