All-Star second baseman who also played shortstop; he was known for his speed and was part of two World Series championship teams.
His first taste of pro ball came with the Lethbridge Dodgers in 1982.
He hit 11 triples in 1990 to lead the National League.
He grew up in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.
His first big league hit came off pitcher Joe Niekro.