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Joaquin Andujar

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In April 1976 he made his debut with the Majors "Houston Astros" team. From the first game Joaquin began to manifest itself as a reliever with the innovative thinking and vivid temperament. Joaquin expertly extricate himself from difficult situations and are rarely saved command for interesting solutions.

Joaquin Andujar is a famous baseball pitcher Higher US league. He was born December 21, 1952 in San Pedro, Dominican Republic.

In April 1976 he made his debut with the Majors "Houston Astros" team. From the first game Joaquin began to manifest itself as a reliever with the innovative thinking and vivid temperament. Joaquin expertly extricate himself from difficult situations and are rarely saved command for interesting solutions.

In 1969, the athlete has signed a contract with the club "Cincinnati Reds", but some time later he was sold the team "Houston Astros".In June 1981, Joaquin Andujar was resold club "St. Louis Cardinals ". In the first season of the new team Joaquin is not much stood out from the crowd baseball. But the next season was more successful for him. In 1984, he became one of the best players of the season and was assigned to the team " All Stars ". In 1985, Andujar status as the best baseball player of the club staggered. This happened after the match with "Kansas City Royals" team. He was removed by the judge because of the rules violation. Some said, that baseball is specially framed that would ruin his future career.

After the shameful removal from the field JoaquinAndujar (Joaquin Andujar) went into the locker room the team "Kansas City Royals", bat and smashed everything that caught his arm. This trick has been interpreted in different ways the media, as many felt the removal from the field Andujar unfounded. In 1986, Joaquin Andujar (Joaquin Andujar) and several of his associates on the team have been suspended from competition. A little later, Joaquin was resold club "Oakland Athletics". baseball career began to crumble.

Former administration charged him and his comrades charged with the use of drugs, particularly cocaine. Then Joaquin Andujar (Joaquin Andujar) was severely beaten. He has received numerous bruises and stab wounds. And in 1988 he gave up baseball.

In 1989, Joaquin Andujar (Joaquin Andujar) made an attempt to return to the sport as a part of "Montreal Expos" team, but was not able to fully assemble a team. After parting with sports Joaquin Andujar (Joaquin Andujar) engaged in private business. He organized a small food production in the Dominican Republic. Former baseball player loves and respects his people. For these reasons, it periodically provides financial assistance to the poor and needy fellow citizens.

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