José Contreras

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Birthday
6, 1971
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

MLB pitcher played for a number teams, and won a World Series Championship with the Chicago White Sox in 2005.

Before Fame

He was a pitcher on the 1999 Cuban national Baseball team who won numerous medals in international competition.

Trivia

Voted into the AL All-Star team the year after the White Sox won the World Series, he enjoyed at one point a streak of 17 straight wins.

Family Life

Born in Pinar del Río, Cuba, he defected to the U.S. in 2002, on a professional tour of the country.

Associated With

Orlando Hernandez was another fine Cuba-born Major Leaguer.