Biographical and Playing Info
Given Name: Otoniel (Franceschi) Velez
Nickname: Otto the Swatto
Born: Ponce, N/A, P.R., in 1950
School: Did not attend college.
Primary Position: Right Field
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Major League Games: 637
Primary Team: Toronto Blue Jays
New York Yankees (1973-1976)
Toronto Blue Jays (1977-1982)
Cleveland Indians (1983)
First major league game: 1973-09-04
Final major league game: 1983-08-07
Hall of Fame Voting
No Hall of Fame elections.