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Celebration - Latin Accomplishments


When reliever Octavio Dotel entered an April 7, 2012 game in this Detroit cap, it marked the 13th different major league club he played for, setting a new record. Between 2000 and 2011, the Dominican veteran struck out more batters in relief than any other pitcher, 882.

Dominican José Reyes joined the New York Mets at the age of 20, and over nine seasons became their all-time franchise leader in triples and stolen bases. In 2012 Reyes joined the Miami Marlins and used this bat to single for the club's first hit in their new home, Marlins Park.

Tampa Bay closer Fernando Rodney wore this cap on October 3, 2012, the last day of the regular season, while earning his 48th save. The Dominican also nailed down a 0.60 ERA, the single-season record for relievers, surpassing Dennis Eckersley's 1990 mark. Rodney allowed just five earned runs all year, saved 48 games and struck out 76 batters in 74.2 innings pitched.