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José Pagán
Shortstop - Third baseman
Born: May 5, 1935 (1935-05-05) (age 74)
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
August 4, 1959 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
August 15, 1973 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average     .250
Hits     922
RBI     372
Career highlights and awards

José Antonio Rodriguez Pagán (born May 5, 1935 in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico) is a former Major League Baseball player.

Baseball career

He made his major league debut with the San Francisco Giants on August 8, 1959. Pagán played for the Giants until 1965 and then was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1973, he played his final career games with the Philadelphia Phillies. Pagán played for a total of 15 years before retiring.

During game seven of the 1971 World Series, in the top of the 8th inning, Pagán hit a double which scored Willie Stargell. This proved to be the game winning run.

After his playing career ended, José Pagán was a Pittsburgh Pirates coach from 1974 to 1978.


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