Magglio José Ordóñez Delgado is a Venezuelan former Major League Baseball right fielder. He played for the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers. Ordóñez is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 215 lb. Having posted a career.309 batting average over 15 seasons, Ordóñez retired from the major leagues as a Tiger on June 3, 2012 in a ceremony at Comerica Park prior to the afternoon game. In 2013, he announced that he would be running for public office in his native country of Venezuela and was elected mayor of the Juan Antonio Sotillo Municipality on December 8, 2013.
About Magglio Ordonez
Six-time MLB All-Star who won the American League batting title in 2007 with the Detroit Tigers.
He was a star player in Venezuela when he was signed by the Chicago White Sox.
He hit the game-winning home run to clinch the American League pennant for the Detroit Tigers in 2006.
He had a son and two daughters with his wife Dagly Ordonez.
He played for manager Jim Leyland on the Detroit Tigers.
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- Major League Baseball players from Venezuela
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