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Vinny Castilla
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Baseball Player
    (July 4, 1967- )
    Born in Oaxaca, Mexico
    Birth name is Vinicio Castilla Soria
    Third baseman for the Atlanta Braves (1991-1992, 2002-2003), Colorado Rockies (1993-1999, 2004, 2006), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2000–2001), Houston Astros (2001), Washington Nationals (2005) and the San Diego Padres (2006)
    Two time All-Star (1995, 1998)
    Three time Silver Slugger Award winner (1995, 1997, 1998)
    NL RBI Champion (2004)
    Played for the Mexican National Baseball Team during the World Baseball Classic (2006)
    Manager for the Mexican National Baseball Team during the World Baseball Classic (2009)
    He named one of his 3 sons after himself.
    He played for six different teams.
    He grounded into double plays frequently in the majority of his playing career.
    He was on a slugger group in Tampa Bay that included Greg Vaughn, Jose Canseco, and Fred McGriff as it was nicknamed the 'The Bay Bombers' by Devil Ray fans.
    He was injury prone in the later years of his playing career.
    He was a fan favorite in Colorado.
    He, along with Ellis Burks and Andres Galarraga, were the second group of 3 teammates to hit 40+ home runs in a season after Davey Johnson, Darrell Evans and Hank Aaron made that accomplishment in 1973 (1996).
    He appeared in all 162 games during the 1998 season.
    He was the final active original Rockies player to retire from playing.
    He was the first Rockies third baseman to win a Silver Slugger Award.
    He hit an RBI single as a pinch hitter in his final at-bat.
    He retired from his major league career with 1,105 RBI.

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