Omar Vizquel Bio

(Former baseball player/ coach)

Relationship Statistics of Omar Vizquel

What is Omar Vizquel marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Omar Vizquel get married ? (married date):July, 2014
How many children does Omar Vizquel have ? (name):Two(Nicholas Enrique Vizquel and Caylee Rae Vizquel)
Is Omar Vizquel having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Omar Vizquel gay ?: No
Who is Omar Vizquel wife ? (name):Blanca Garcia

More about the relationship

The former baseball star is currently married to Blanca Garcia. The couple exchanged rings in July 2014. The pair seems to have a  happy marriage life and living gleefully. The couple can be seen spending quality together as seen from their social accounts.

This isn’t Omar’s first marriage. Prior to the marriage with Garci, Vizquel was married to Seattle native, Nicole. The pair who tied their knots on July 1992, however, ended their marriage with divorce. Vizquel and Nicole had two children named Nicholas Enrique Vizquel and a daughter Caylee Rae Vizquel.

Who is Omar Vizquel?

The former Venezuelan professional baseball shortstop, Omar Vizquel played for the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, and Toronto Blue Jays during his 24-year Major league baseball career.

Vizquel who is considered as one of the baseball’s all-time best fielding shortstop has won eleven gold glove awards, including nine consecutive from  1993-2001. Vizquel later became the oldest player to play at shortstop in the major league history, surpassing Bobby Wallace.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

The former baseball star’s parents are Omar Vizquel Sr and mother Eucharis Vizquel. He was born on April 24, 1967, at Caracus, Venezuela and his current age is 52 years old. He is American by nationality but has a mixed ethnicity(Venezualan-American). Vizquel is the eldest of the three children. He has a younger sibling brother called Carlos Alberto and a younger sibling sister, Gabriela.

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Caption: Omar Vizquel and his wife (Source: Today)

The former player was always interested in sports since his childhood as claimed by his parents.

Omar Vizquel: Education, School/College University

Vizquel attended the Santa Gema School for two years. He later moved to a neighborhood called El Cafetal and attended The Josefa Irausquin Lopez School. He later graduated from Francisco Espejo College.

Omar Vizquel: Professional Life, Career

The all-time best shortstop, Omar Vizquel began started his career as a baseball player in 1989 after signing with the Mariners. Vizquel played for the same team till 1993 before he joined the Indians of Cleveland in 1994.

Omar Vizquel while playing with the Mariners and Indians, who about nine consecutive golden gloves. During his baseball career, he also performed for many other clubs including San Francisco Giants (2004-2008), Texas Rangers(2009), Chicago White Sox (2010-2011), and the Toronto Blue Jays (2012).

Omar Vizquel resigned in 2012 and trained Anaheim’s, Los Angeles Angels in 2013. He was awarded many awards and titles within his career; 3 All-star in 1998, 1999 and 2002, 11 gold glove award in (1993-2001,2005, 2006) and much more. Currently, Vizquel is starting his second season as a manager of the White Sox Class AA team, the Birmingham Barons.

Omar Vizquel: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

Throughout his successful professional career, Vizquel earned numerous achievements and awards who is the winner of nine consecutive Gold Glove Awards and in total 11 time Gold Glove in baseball. Omar Vizquel is also a three-time winner of All-Star (1998, 1999& 2002).

He has won two  American League Championships (1989,1997) and six Americans Cleveland (1995-1999, 2001).  Moreover, he was also awarded the Willie Mac Award, Hutch Award, a finalist for the Heart& Hustle award. In the franchise history in 2015, he was one of the top 4 Indians.

Omar Vizquel: Net Worth($27 million), Salary($750,000), Income

Vizquel has an estimated net worth of $27 million by 2019.  He had accumulated a large salary of $750,000 in 2012. Furthermore, his total MLB career earnings are about $57,425,000.

Omar Vizquel: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

As a media figure, it’s not something new to hear celebrities in scandals and rumors.

Omar Vizquel had a controversy with his former teammate and friend Jose Mesa which was one of his most popular controversy. He also mentioned it in his autobiography, criticizing Mesa’s performance in one of the 1997 World Series games.

Mesa reacted furiously and pledged to hit Vizquel upon every subsequent opportunity. On June 12, 2002, Mesa hit Vizquel with a pitch in the ninth inning. Vizquel batted .333(7-for-21) against Mesa before Mesa’s retirement in 2007.

Omar Vizquel: Height, Weight, Body Size

During his baseball career, he had maintained his body quite well however as of his retirement, he has rather average physic. He has a height of 5 ft 10.8 in and a weight of about 79 kg. He has salt and pepper hair and a pair of grey eyes.

Omar Vizquel: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Omar Vizquel is currently active in social network sites like Twitter and Instagram. He currently has a fan following of about 426.6K in twitter and 380K on Instagram. 

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