Há 4 dias · Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes (Spanish pronunciation: [oɾˈlando seˈpeða]; born September 17, 1937), nicknamed "the Baby Bull" and "Peruchin", is a Puerto Rican former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for six teams from 1958 to 1974, primarily the San Francisco Giants.
18 de nov. de 2023 · The World Tribune interviewed Orlando Cepeda about his nearly two-decade major league baseball career and how his Buddhist practice enabled him to become a spirtual champion. At 17, Mr. Cepeda moved to the U.S. from Ponce, Puerto Rico, to play baseball and, in 1958, was called to be in the majors.
7 de nov. de 2023 · In 1967, Orlando Cepeda was more than the heart of the World Series champion “El Birdos.” On November 7, he was named the first unanimous National League MVP since Carl Hubbell received all six first-place votes in 1936. “The Most Valuable Player Award, that’s the best compliment any ballplayer can desire,” Cepeda said.[1 ...
Há 4 dias · For other uses, see New York Giants (disambiguation). The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball team based in San Francisco. The Giants compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division.
Há 1 dia · In 1967, new arrival Orlando Cepeda won the MVP, helping to propel St. Louis to the World Series. The Cardinals won the league the following year behind their Major League-leading 2.49 staff ERA in what was an all-round record-breaking season of pitching dominance.
17 de nov. de 2023 · 126. Orlando Cepeda, 1967 NL (Cardinals) Key stats: .325 BA, 164 OPS+, 111 RBIs Remembered more as a Giant, but Cepeda earned his MVP in St. Louis. Runner-up: Tim McCarver, STL (136 OPS+)
16 de nov. de 2023 · Cepeda was the driving force and cleanup hitter for a historically great St. Louis Cardinals team that featured a bevy of future Hall of Famers. The Baby Bull led the National League with 111 RBIs, adding 25 home runs and a .325 batting average – both of which ranked in the top 10.