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Omar Vizquel to manage Team Venezuela in 2017 World Baseball Classic

Former Cleveland Indians star shortstop Omar Vizquel has received his first managing position in baseball. Per WorldBaseballClassic.com’s Jason Beck, Vizquel has been selected to manage Team Venezuela in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Hired as the Detroit Tigers first-base coach in November 2013, the 48-year-old has been with Detroit ever since. Currently in his third season...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Omar Vizquel: The Man, The Myth, The Hall of Famer?

Part 2 in this year’s collection of articles analyzing former Indians players who should be in the Hall of Fame looks at the greatest defensive player in Cleveland history, and one of the best fielding short stops in baseball history, Omar Vizquel. Vizquel played an amazing 24 seasons in Major League Baseball, 11 of them right here in the Forest City. For the vast majority of those...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Omar! My Life On & Off the Field – Omar Vizquel with Bob Dyer

In 2002, despite being a decade away from the end of his playing career, Omar Vizquel felt the need to record the details of his career in his official auto-biography, Omar!: My Life On and Off the Field. Whether he was trying to cash in one more time on the success of the 1990’s (which was obviously coming to an end), get things off his chest (like in Terry Francona’s Red Sox...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vizquel takes place in Indians Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND -- It felt like the late '90s again at Progressive Field on Saturday night -- packed house, most of the stars from those great Indians teams on the field and Omar Vizquel receiving a standing ovation. Before the game against the Tigers, Vizquel became the 40th player inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame, capping off a day of activities. Of all the Indians greats of the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Omar Vizquel

There certainly is a special connection between Omar Vizquel and the Cleveland Indians fans. Not since Rocky Colavito in the 1950’s and 60’s have Tribe fans gravitated toward one player in the way that they did to Vizquel during his tenure in Cleveland that ran from 1994-2004.  The slick-fielding, always smiling shortstop had an amazing, special connection with the Cleveland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Now part of division rival, Vizquel reflects on career as Indians HOF shortstop

CLEVELAND -- It is Indians Hall of Fame Weekend but for Omar Vizquel it could be called something else -- Back to the Future. The Indians will honor Vizquel for his 11 seasons here before Saturday's game against Detroit. It comes as he is embarking on a new career as the first-base coach for the Tigers. This is Vizquel's first season with Detroit after one season as a roving instructor...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vizquel’s Legend Created at the Jake

On Opening Day 1994, Omar Vizquel could be seen on the grass at new Jacobs Field talking to members of the Seattle Mariners. Six months earlier, he had been one of their teammates, but now he was wearing an Indians uniform. It was, by his own admission, the turning point of his career. Vizquel played 24 season, including 11 with the Indians, from 1989-2012. At 45, he was the oldest...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Venezuelans show support for their people

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The situation in Venezuela is serious and never far from the minds of the many Venezuelans on the Detroit Tigers. Friday morning in the clubhouse, the Venezuelan players and first base/infield coach Omar Vizquel posed for a photo with the Venezuelan flag and messages of support for their people. Vizquel, Miguel Cabrera and others sent out the photo via Twitter. ...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Vizquel to be inducted into Indians Hall of Fame

The Cleveland Indians announced Tuesday morning Omar Vizquel will be inducted into the team's hall of fame June 21. Vizquel, a shortstop who won 11 Gold Gloves and made the American League All-Star team three times, played for the Indians from 1994-2004 as part of a 24-year major league career. "I never thought that I could belong to a prestigious group of players that have given...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Vizquel to enter Indians Hall of Fame- in a Tiger uniform?

The Cleveland Indians announced that longtime shortstop and fan favorite Omar Vizquel will be inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 21st. Vizquel won 11 Rawlings Gold Glove awards (nine consecutive from 1993-2001, and 2005- 2006), and is the oldest shortstop to win the award (at age 38 and again at 39). He also made three American League All-Star teams (1998, 1999...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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