Facts of Omar Vizquel
|Full Name:||Omar Vizquel|
|Age:||53 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||April 24, 1967|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||Caracas, Venezuela|
|Father's Name:||Omar Vizquel Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Eucaris Vizquel|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Blanca Garcia|
|Profession:||Baseball coach and former baseball shortstop|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.80m)|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Nationality:||Venezuelan and American|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Omar Vizquel-the Career start and now
Omar Vizquel and Jim Thome, who played for the White Sox during brilliant careers are now in the organization as a minor league manager and special assistant to the general manager. Vizquel agreed to a one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox worth $1.4 million on November 23, 2009. Vizquel became the shortstop with the second most hits of all time on May 25, 2010. Vizquel signed on November 2, 2010, for a one-year deal to remain in Chicago. Vizquel was the only active player with service time and the oldest player in the Major Leagues in the 1980s at the time of his retirement. His career started with the Leones del Caracas of the Venezuelan Winter League together with Tony Armas, Bo Díaz, and Andrés Galarraga.
Omar Vizquel scored 100 runs for the first time in his career, finishing the season with a .333 batting average and 112 runs scored for an Indians team that scored a league-leading 1,009 runs in 1999. Vizquel played for the Seattle Mariners (1989–1993), Cleveland Indians (1994–2004), San Francisco Giants (2005–2008), Texas Rangers (2009) Chicago White Sox (2010–2011), and Toronto Blue Jays (2012) during his 23-year career. Vizquel was active and forwards at community service.
Omar Vizquel had served as an honorary spokesperson for “Young Audiences” which is an arts education organization in Cleveland, and “Schools Now” which raises funds through the sale of entertainment booklets. Vizquel volunteered for the relief effort and helped raise over $500,000 for the cause in 1999.
Vizquel criticized Mesa’s performance in Game 7 of the 1997 World Series:
“The eyes of the world were focused on every move we made. Unfortunately, Jose’s own eyes were vacant. Completely empty. Nobody home. You could almost see right through him. Not long after I looked into his vacant eyes, he blew the save and the Marlins tied the game.“
Omar has an estimated net worth of $27 million with a great annual salary of around 750,000 USD.
Omar Vizquel: Birth Facts and Family
Omar Vizquel was born on April 24, 1967, in Caracas, Venezuela. He is nicknamed as “Little O”. He is the son of parents Omar Vizquel Sr. and Eucharis Vizquel. He usually shares a great affection towards his parents being the single child in the family.
Omar Vizquel: Affairs and Relationship
Omar Vizquel married Blanca Garcia in July 2014. The couple is often seen together spending quality time in each other’s company.
However, Omar Vizquel had another marital affair too before marrying Blanca. He had been married to Nicole in July 1992 who was a Seattle native. But due to some reason, the couple couldn’t continue their relationship and got divorced after a few years. Omar and Nicole have two children together from their relationship: a son named Nicholas Enrique Vizquel and a daughter named Caylee Rae Vizquel.