Dodgers will retire number 34 in tribute to Fernando Valenzuela

Los Angeles Dodgers from MLB They announced this Saturday that they will retire the mythical number 34 in honor of the Mexican pitcher Fernando Valenzuelawho was part of the team from 1980 to 1990.

“There will never be another Congratulations to Fernando Valenzuela for the withdrawal of his #34!” Wrote the California franchise on their social media.

The announcement was made within the framework of the Fan Fest of the Dodgerswhere Stan Kasten, president of the group of the MLBindicated that the team’s followers had already been asking him for some time when this tribute to “Toro” Valenzuela would arrive.

“The question I get asked the most often is ‘when are they going to retire Fernando’s number? The answer is, this year,'” Kasten told the LA Times.

“It’s an incredible feeling. I thought it would never happen. I want to thank the fans and the Dodgers for making this possible,” he said about it Fernando Valenzuela.

How many MLB World Series did Fernando Valenzuela win?

Fernando Valenzuela He began his professional career as a baseball player in 1977 with the Mayos de Navojoa. He later joined the ranks of the Tuzos de Guanajuato and the Leones de Yucatán.

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His arrival at the MLB occurred in 1980, the year in which he precisely became a member of Los Angeles Dodgerswhere he spent a decade.

With the California franchise, the “Visit” He won two MLB World Series titles, the first in 1981 at the expense of the New York Yankees and the second in 1988 after defeating the Oakland Athletics in the Fall Classic.


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