Biographical and Playing Info
Given Name: Jose Rafael Valverde
Nickname: Papa Grande
Born: San Pedro De Macoris, , Dominican Republic, in 1979
School: Did not attend college.
Primary Position: Pitcher
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Major League Games: 605
Primary Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks (2003-2007)
Houston Astros (2008-2009)
Detroit Tigers (2010-2013)
First major league game: 6/1/2003
Final major league game:
Hall of Fame Voting
No Hall of Fame elections.