Rafael Landestoy

Rafael Silvialdo Landestoy Santana
Batted: Both
Threw: Right
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Born: May 28, 1953 in Bani, Dominican Republic
Signed: 1972 by the Los Angeles Dodgers

 

When Rey Ordonez joined the Mets from Cuba in the mid-'90s without the ability to speak English, the Mets needed someone to serve as his interpreter and help him get acclimated in America. Enter Rafael Landestoy. This former major-league infielder is pictured here on his 1981 Donruss card.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1977 L A NL  15   18   6   5  0  0  0   0   5  2  0   2   3   0   1  0 .381 .278 .278
1978 Hou NL  59  218  18  58  5  1  0   9  65  7  4  23   8   0   4  0 .292 .298 .266
1979 Hou NL 129  282  33  76  9  6  0  30  97 13  4  24  29   1   5  2 .338 .344 .270
1980 Hou NL 149  393  42  97 13  8  1  27 129 23 12  37  31   3   6  1 .306 .328 .247
1981 2teams  47   85   8  13  1  1  0   5  16  5  1   9  17   0   4  0 .294 .188 .153
1982 Cin NL  73  111  11  21  3  0  1   9  27  2  0  14   8   1   7  0 .250 .243 .189
1983 2teams  71   69   6  11  1  1  1   1  17  0  2   8   3   0   0  0 .194 .246 .159
1984 L A NL  53   54  10  10  0  0  1   2  13  2  1   6   1   0   2  0 .200 .241 .185
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CAREER TOTS 596 1230 134 291 32 17  4  83 369 54 24 123 100   5  29  3 .296 .300 .237

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1981 Cin NL  35   74   6  11  1  1  0   4  14  4  1   9  16   0   4  0 .300 .189 .149
1981 Hou NL  12   11   2   2  0  0  0   1   2  1  0   0   1   0   0  0 .250 .182 .182
1983 Cin NL   7    5   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0  0   0   0   0   0  0 .000 .000 .000
1983 L A NL  64   64   6  11  1  1  1   1  17  0  2   8   3   0   0  0 .209 .266 .172

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This is a list of the Rafael Landestoy cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1979 Topps #14

1980 Topps #268

1981 Donruss #19
1981 Fleer #70
1981 Topps #597
1981 Topps Stickers #168

1982 Coca-Cola Cincinnati Reds #13
1982 Fleer #73
1982 Topps #361

1983 Fleer #595
1983 Topps #684
1983 Topps Traded #59T

1984 Police Los Angeles Dodgers #17
1984 Topps #477

1985 TCMA Albany-Colonie Yankees #17

1989 Topps Senior League #5

1989-90 T&M Senior League #62

1990 Elite Senior League #85
1990 Pacific Senior League #60

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