Armando Benitez

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Birthday
3, 1972
Birthplace
Dominican Republic
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1972 (age 45)
Birthplace
Dominican Republic

About

Retired Dominican Baseball pitcher best known for his years as a closer with the New York Mets.

Before Fame

He was first signed by the Baltimore Orioles in 1990 as a 17-year-old.

Trivia

He finished his career as a two time All-Star and number 25 on the All-Time Saves List.

Family Life

He was born and raised in San Pedro De Macaris, Dominican Republic.

Associated With

He took over as closer of the Mets as long time reliever John Franco transitioned into a lesser role.