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Alex Fernandez

Alex Fernandez

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Alex Fernandez

Position(s):
P
Born:
August 13, 1969
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6' 2"
Weight:
200 lbs
Major League Debut:
8-02-1990 with CHA

Alexander Fernandez (born August 13, 1969 in Miami Beach) is a former professional baseball pitcher.

He played at the University of Miami before transferring to Miami Dade Community College to be eligible to enter the Baseball Major League Draft. In 1990, Fernandez won the Dick Howser Trophy for National College Baseball player of the year while pitching for Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC).

Fernandez pitched for the Chicago White Sox from 1990 - 1996 and the Florida Marlins in 1997 and from 1999–2000.  He retired in 2001, because of  shoulder problems that were incurred in the 1997 postseason when the Marlins  won the 1997 World Series.

Fernandex is now doing radio and is the director of baseball operations at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches, Florida.

Alex Fernandez was inducted into the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame on September 13, 2008. The induction took place during a pregame ceremony before a Florida Marlins vs Washington Nationals game at Dolphin Stadium, Miami, Florida.

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