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OMAR VIZQUEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Greatest Summer Ever: Catching Up With Omar Vizquel

Throughout the 2015 season, Did the Tribe Win Last Night will take a look back at the 1995 Cleveland Indians for the 20th anniversary of their fourth pennant winning season. Included will be historic game recaps, headlining stories and a ranking of the team’s most influential players that truly made 1995 The Greatest Summer Ever. Today we catch up with former shortstop Omar Vizquel...
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Today in Tribe History: April 24, 1967

1967 – Fan favorite and longtime Major Leaguer Omar Vizquel is born in Caracas, Venezuela. The slick fielding shortstop played 24 years in the Majors, with the best years coming in a Cleveland Indians uniform. Vizquel logged 1,478 games in eleven years with the Tribe from 1994 to 2004. He won nine consecutive AL Gold Gloves, including eight straight with the Indians, and two more...
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Omar Vizquel salsa danced in Tigers clubhouse (VIDEO)

Instagram Something tells me you won’t be focused on Tigers first base coach Omar Vizquel in this video of him salsa dancing in the Tigers clubhouse Friday.  Prior to the Tigers’ spring training against (it doesn’t matter), Vizquel and a fetching young woman put on a little show. JD Martinez popped it on Instagram. Salsa lessons today!
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March 20, 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...
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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

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
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