José Canó

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José Canó
Born: (1962-03-07) March 7, 1962 (age 57)
Boca del Soco, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 28, 1989, for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1989, for the Houston Astros
Career highlights and awards

Joselito "José" Canó Soriano (born March 7, 1962 in Boca de Soco, Dominican Republic) is a former pitcher who briefly pitched in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros in 1989.


Canó pitched six games with the Houston Astros and was the only major league pitcher to pitch a complete game in his final major league appearance (which was his only win).

Canó played on the Uni-President Lions from 1992 to 1994 and the Wei Chuan Dragons from 1998 to 1999 in Taiwan.[citation needed]


His son, Robinson Canó, whom he named after Jackie Robinson,[1] currently is the second baseman for the Seattle Mariners. Canó pitched to both his son and to David Ortiz in the 2011 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, won by Cano.[2] He also pitched to Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the 2014 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby.

See also


  1. Olney, Buster (April 14, 2007). "Canó on fast track to Yankee greatness". ESPN The Magazine. Retrieved February 8, 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Preceded by
First Winner
CPBL Most Progressive Award
Succeeded by
Lu Yi-chuan(劉義傳)