Ramón Avilés Biography

Puerto Rican baseball player (1952–2020)

Baseball player

Ramón Antonio Avilés Miranda (January 22, 1952 – January 27, 2020) was a Puerto Rican backup infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1977) and Philadelphia Phillies (1979–1981). He batted and threw right-handed.

In a four-season career, totalling 117 games played, Avilés posted a .268 batting average (51-for-190) with two home runs and 24 runs batted in.

Avilés is the uncle of Mike Avilés, a former major league infielder.

He managed Los Criollos de Caguas and Los Gigantes de Carolina after moving back to Puerto Rico.

Avilés died on January 27, 2020, from complications of diabetes and high blood pressure at his home in Manatí, Puerto Rico.

See also

  • List of Major League Baseball players from Puerto Rico


    External links

    • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or:ESPN, or:Baseball Reference, or:Fangraphs, or:Baseball Reference (Minors), or:Retrosheet