Hector Lopez

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Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Colon, Panama
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Colon, Panama

About

Panamanian MLB player best known for playing as the third outfielder beside Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris on the New York Yankees in the 1960s.

Before Fame

He became the second Panamanian player in Major League history.

Trivia

Statistician Bill James considered him one of the worst defensive players in Major League history.

Family Life

He was born and raised in the American-occupied Panama Canal Zone.

Associated With

He shared an outfield with Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris for several seasons with the Yankees, winning World Series Championships in 1961 and 1962.