Chico Salmon

Chico Salmon
Utility player
Born: (1940-12-03)December 3, 1940
Colón, Panama
Died: September 17, 2000(2000-09-17) (aged 59)
Bocas del Toro, Panama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 28, 1964, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
August 14, 1972, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 34
Runs batted in 149

Ruthford Eduardo "Chico" Salmon (December 3, 1940 in Colón, Panama – September 17, 2000 in Bocas del Toro, Panama) was a Panamanian Major League Baseball utility player. He played for the Cleveland Indians (1964–1968) and the Baltimore Orioles (1969–1972), where he appeared in the World Series in 1969, 1970, and 1971. Salmon was selected by the Seattle Pilots in the expansion draft following the 1968 season,[1] but was traded to Baltimore before for Gene Brabender the 1969 season began.[2]



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