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Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela

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List of famous baseball players from Venezuela, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Venezuela has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Venezuelan baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Venezuela and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular baseball player from Venezuela then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Carlos González is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Outfielder
Carlos Eduardo González (born October 17, 1985), nicknamed CarGo, is a Venezuelan professional baseball right fielder who is currently a free agent. Over the course of his Major League ...more
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Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
Johan Alexander Santana Araque (; born March 13, 1979) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball starting pitcher. Santana pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins from ...more
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Pablo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
First baseman, Third baseman
Pablo Emilio Juan Pedro Sandoval Jr. (born August 11, 1986) is a Venezuelan professional baseball third baseman for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). Sandoval has also ...more
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Martín Prado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Left fielder, Infielder, Second baseman
Martín Manuel Prado Bustamante (born October 27, 1983) is a Venezuelan professional baseball third baseman for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played for the ...more
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Marco Scutaro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Second baseman
Marcos Scutaro, better known as Marco Scutaro, (; born October 30, 1975) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball infielder. He bats and throws right-handed. Scutaro made his MLB debut with ...more
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Freddy García is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
Freddy Antonio García (born October 6, 1976), is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Tigres de Aragua of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. He is best known for ...more
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Omar Infante is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Second baseman, Third baseman
Omar Rafael Infante [in-FAHN-tay] (born December 26, 1981) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball second baseman. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers, ...more
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Aníbal Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Pitcher
Aníbal Alejandro Sánchez Jr. (Spanish: [aˈniβal ˈsantʃes]; born February 27, 1984) is a Venezuelan-born American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major ...more
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Avisail Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Right fielder, Outfielder
Avisail Garcia is a professional baseball player.
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Wilmer Font is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher
Wilmer Font Gómez (born May 24, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Tampa ...more
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Víctor Martínez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Designated hitter, Catcher, First baseman
Víctor Jesús Martínez (born December 23, 1978), also known by his nickname "V-Mart", is a Venezuelan former professional baseball designated hitter and catcher. ...more
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Francisco Cervelli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Catcher, Second baseman, Third baseman
Francisco Cervelli (born March 6, 1986) is an Italo-Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the New York ...more
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Maicer Izturis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop
Maicer Eduardo Izturis (; born September 12, 1980) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball infielder. During his career he played for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and ...more
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Brayan Villarreal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Template:Infobox baseball biography ESTAFADOR Brayan Rene Villarreal (born May 10, 1987) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for ...more
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Endy Chávez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Left fielder, Center fielder
Endy de Jesus Chávez (; born February 7, 1978), is a Venezuelan former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Kansas City Royals, Montreal ...more
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José Lobatón is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Catcher
José Manuel Lobatón (born October 21, 1984) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for ...more
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Marwin González is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Utility
Marwin Javier González (born March 14, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball utility player for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the ...more
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Salvador Pérez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Catcher
Salvador Johan Pérez Diaz (born May 10, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is a six-time MLB All-Star, ...more
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Freddy Galvis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Second baseman
Freddy Jose Galvis (born November 14, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the ...more
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Sergio Escalona is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Sergio Luis Escalona Rodríguez (born August 3, 1984), is a Venezuelan professional baseball relief pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies (2009) ...more
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Oswaldo Arcia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Right fielder, Outfielder
Oswaldo Celestino Arcia is an outfielder for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball.
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Edgmer Escalona is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Edgmer Eduarado Escalona (born October 6, 1986) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He previously played for the Colorado Rockies of Major League
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Renyel Pinto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher, Pitcher
Renyel Eligio Pinto Garcia (born July 8, 1982) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball pitcher. He played for the Florida Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Fukuoka SoftBank ...more
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Lester Oliveros is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Relief pitcher
Lester Jesus Oliveros Blanco (born May 28, 1988) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball relief pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota ...more
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Franklin Morales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Venezuela
Starting pitcher, Pitcher
Franklin Miguel Morales (born January 24, 1986) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball pitcher. He played in MLB for the Colorado Rockies, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and Toronto ...more