5-time MLB All-Star who was one of the most gifted defensive shortstops of his era.
He was scouted extensively as a teenager while playing in the Dominican Republic.
At the end of his career, he was involved in a trade for Hall of Fame infielder Roberto Alomar.
He married and had four sons and one daughter with his wife Clara.
He played on the Toronto Blue Jays when Joe Carter hit his game-winning home run at the 1993 World Series.