Sandy Amoros

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Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Jun 27, 1992 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Jun 27, 1992 (62)

About

Cuban left fielder nicknamed "Sandy" who is best remembered for his stellar performance in game seven of the 1955 World Series as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers. He had previously won a gold medal representing Cuba at the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1950.

Before Fame

He was born in Havana and was signed by Dodgers scout Al Campanis in 1951.

Trivia

He drew the ire of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro by refusing to manage the Cuban national team.

Family Life

He married Migdalia Castro in 1954 and had a daughter named Eloisa.

Associated With

He won the 1955 World Series alongside Dodgers left fielder Hank Bauer.