Armando Benitez

Baseball Player

Birthday November 3, 1972

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Dominican Republic

Age 51 years old

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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.


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.