Octavio Dotel biography

Octavio Dotel

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1973 –


Who is Octavio Dotel?

Octavio Eduardo Dotel Diaz is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. Dotel has played for thirteen major league teams, more than any other player in the history of Major League Baseball. He set the mark when he pitched for the Detroit Tigers on April 7, 2012, breaking a record previously held by Mike Morgan, Matt Stairs, and Ron Villone.

Dotel made his Major League debut on June 26, 1999, for the New York Mets and lost. His first MLB win came July 1, 1999, against the Florida Marlins. He ended the season as the winning pitcher in the 1999 National League Championship Series game five against the Atlanta Braves.

He was voted Player of the Week for the week of July 25, 1999. Dotel won the 2011 World Series as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals.


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Nov 25, 1973
Santo Domingo
Also known as
  • Octavio Eduardo Dotel Diaz
  • Octavio Eduardo Dotel
  • Dominican Republic
Lived in
  • Santo Domingo

on July 23, 2013

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