Orlando Cepeda, Baseball Slugger Known as the Baby Bull, Dies at 86

Orlando Cepeda, Baseball Slugger Known as the Baby Bull, Dies at 86
Orlando Cepeda, Baseball Slugger Known as the Baby Bull, Dies at 86

Orlando Cepeda, the baseball slugger known as the Baby Bull, has passed away at the age of 86. Cepeda was a beloved figure in the world of baseball, known for his powerful hitting and charismatic personality.

Cepeda was born in Puerto Rico in 1937 and made his major league debut in 1958 with the San Francisco Giants. He quickly became a star player, winning the National League Rookie of the Year award in 1958 and the National League Most Valuable Player award in 1967.

Throughout his career, Cepeda was known for his powerful hitting and ability to drive in runs. He was a seven-time All-Star and finished his career with 379 home runs and 1,365 RBIs. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.

Off the field, Cepeda was known for his larger-than-life personality and his love for the game of baseball. He was a mentor to many young players and was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

Cepeda’s legacy will live on in the hearts of baseball fans everywhere. He will be remembered as a true legend of the game and a beloved figure in the world of sports.

Rest in peace, Orlando Cepeda. You will be greatly missed, but your legacy will live on forever.