Bobby Treviño

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Major League Baseball Outfielder Carlos Treviño Castro was born on August 15, 1945, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico and died on December 5, 2018.

In his playing career, Treviño stood at 6′ 2″ and weighed 185 lbs.

Treviño younger brother, Alex Treviño, also played in the major leagues.

Treviño was on the Mexican team that won the Little League World Series title, in 1958.

Following that at the age of 20, Bobby began his professional baseball career in 1964, .

Treviño played in both the Mexican Center League and the Mexican League that season.

Bobby was purchased by the California Angels, in 1966.

Treviño played for hitting .268 for the El Paso Sun Kings in the Texas League in 1967 and then went to the Pacific Coast League’s Seattle Angels.

Treviño hit poorly at Seattle and then returned to El Paso.

The Angels called Treviño up to their major league roster to replace an injured Jay Johnstone, on May 22, 1968.

Earning 9 hits in 40 at-bats, with 1 run scored, 1 run batted in, and 1 extra base hit (a double) he was a player of 17 games for the Angels.

Which was his only major league experience since that?

He made history at El Paso in 1969.

Treviño off the season hot at the plate and had a base hit in each of his first 37 games.

The 37-game hitting streak set a Texas League record that still stands.

It was probably Treviño’s best year in professional baseball, as he set career-highs in batting average (.314), home runs (6), and RBI (92).

But, prior to the 1970 season, the California Angels organization sent him back to the Mexican League.

In 1969 he stop playing pro baseball.

Later, Treviño was the manager for Mexico for three seasons in the 1970s and 1980s.

Treviño passed away at 73 years old.

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