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Frank Taveras

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Frank Taveras
Shortstop
Born: (1949-12-24) December 24, 1949 (age 70)
Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 25, 1971 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
July 25, 1982 for the Montreal Expos
Career statistics
Batting average .255
Hits 1029
Triples 44
Stolen bases 300
Runs scored 503
Teams
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Franklin Crisostomo Taveras Fabian (born December 24, 1949 in Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic), is a former Major League shortstop from

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Taveras signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent January 8,

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New York Mets

Eleven games into the

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Montreal Expos

The Mets traded Taveras to the Montreal Expos for pitcher Steve Ratzer prior to the start of the

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Frank Taveras". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 

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