Johnny Paredes

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Johnny Paredes
Second baseman
Born: (1962-09-02)September 2, 1962
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Died: November 5, 2020(2020-11-05) (aged 58)
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Professional debut
MLB: April 29, 1988, for the Montreal Expos
NPB: July 24, 1992, for the Yakult Swallows
Last appearance
MLB: October 6, 1991, for the Detroit Tigers
NPB: October 26, 1992, for the Yakult Swallows
MLB statistics
Batting average.211
Home runs1
Runs batted in11
NPB statistics
Batting average.242
Home runs3
Runs batted in12

Johnny Alfonso Paredes Isambert (2 September 1962 – 5 November 2020) was a Venezuelan second baseman in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for the Montreal Expos (1988; 1990) and Detroit Tigers (1990–1991). He also played in Japan in 1992 for the Yakult Swallows. Listed at 5' 11", 165 lb., he batted and threw right-handed. He also played with Aguilas del Zulia of the LVBP between 1982 and 1993.

In a three-year career in the Majors, Paredes was a .211 hitter with one home run and 11 RBI in 60 games. Paredes died on November 5, 2020, at the age of 58 of a cancer related illness.[1]

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