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Oreste Marrero

Oreste Vilato Marrero Vázquez (born October 31, 1969 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico) is a former American Major League Baseball player.

Marrero is currently running professional high quality baseball clinics as well as private, semi-private and group lessons for all ages on Long Island, NY and the five boroughs. Addressing the individual needs of any ballplayer regardless of ability level, he helps athletes of all ages with the fundamentals and mechanics of baseball to the highest levels of instruction in fielding and hitting. He also is very active with the young baseball community, lending his time and experiences in coaching various teams and participating in various clinics, camps and experiences, including the NJBL, the Knox School and the Parade Ground League, earning the prestigious National Junior Baseball League’s Eric Reistetter Manager of the Year Award.

Oreste Marrero Artistic Stitch Sports Complex Baseball Coach

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He was a first baseman for the Montreal Expos in 1993, managed by Felipe Alou with teammates such as Moises Alou, World Series Champion Marquis Grissom, Larry Walker, Perfect Game pitcher Dennis Martinez and World Series Champion closer John Wetteland

Oreste Marrero Montreal Expos Baseball Card

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He played with the Los Angeles Dodgers in1996, managed by Tommy Lasorda with teammates such as Hall of Famer Mike Piazza, National League Rookie of the Year Hideo Nomo and Knuckelballer Tom Candiotti.

Oreste Marrero with teammates on official Los Angeles Dodgers 1996 photo

Oreste and his teammates with the Los Angeles Dodgers on official 1996 photo

Oreste Marrero stretching before the game at Dodgers Stadium

Stretching before the game at Dodgers Stadium

How it all began...

Marrero attended Agustin Stahl High School in Bayamón, Puerto Rico and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers as an amateur free agent in 1986 at the age of 16. He made his debut against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 12, 1993. During his time with the minor league, Marrero played for the Harrisburg Senators, which is one of the Top 100 Greatest Minor League Baseball Teams of all time.

Oreste Marrero Harrisburg Senators 1993

Oreste Marrero Harrisburg Senators 1993

Marrero played 18 seasons of professional baseball finishing with the Atlantic League’s Bridgeport Bluefish in 2005.

Oreste Marrero Playing for the Bridgeport Bluefish, Atlantic Leaque

Oreste Marrero Bridgeport Bluefish, Atlantic Leaque baseball card

Marrero played with the Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League which is the top professional baseball league in Puerto Rico. It is a winter league that consists of six teams with the league's champion participating in the Serie del Caribe. Marrero led the league in home runs along with other players such as Negro League great and Hall of Famer Josh Gibson, Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda, Roy Campanella and baseball legends Hank Aaron and Reggie Jackson.

Oreste Marrero San Juan Senators

Marrero is an active member of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association where he continues to participate in promoting the game of baseball, raise money for charity, inspire and educate youth through positive sport images and protect the dignity of the game through former players and members.

Marrero is also a regular participant in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Classic at The Cooperstown Hall of Fame and Museum where he plays charity baseball games at the historic Double Day Field with other former professional baseball players such as Ozzie Smith, Goose Gossage, Ricky Henderson and Phil Niekro. These charity games are co-organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

Marrero, along with several other former major league players is also an active member and affiliate of the Cal Ripkin Sr. Foundation where former pros bring the game of baseball to today’s youth through local programs and organizations such as Badges for Baseball and the RBI Program (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities).

Marrero, with several other former major league players regularly participates in the Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic at FunLimon in Nicaragua where over 300 boys and girls from 15 different communities learn how to bat and field from former pros.

Oreste Marrero among 1996 Pacific Coast League (AAA) RBIs leaders

In 1996 Oreste shoot to the top of RBIs in the Pacific Coast League playing for Albuquerque Dukes (AAA) classification. He was at 7th place leaving behind more than 400 hundred players.

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Oreste Marrero San Antonio Missions Stats

Oreste Marrero among 1995 Texas League (AA) leaders

Oreste was among the leaders in the Texas League and he was an All-Star with San Antonio Missions (AA) classification, which is affiliated with Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Oreste Marrero San Antonio Missions Stats

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