The (Almost) Legend of Willy Mo Pena - SportsCardsEDGE

The (Almost) Legend of Willy Mo Pena

I remember watching Willy Mo Pena when he played for the Yankees, and then when he come over to play for my Red Sox. My dad was always skeptical because Will Mo didn't seem to ever put the full package together of fielding and hitting, but when he got a hold of a Long Ball, it was often unlike anything I had seen.

I found this great video tribute to Willy Mo Pena, please watch and enjoy!

Wily Mo Pe√Īa is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter who played from 2002 to 2011. He was born on January 23, 1982, in Laguna Salada, Dominican Republic.

Pe√Īa began his professional career with the New York Yankees organization in 1999, and he made his MLB debut with the Cincinnati Reds in 2002. He played for the Reds from 2002 to 2005, and he was known for his prodigious power hitting. In 2004, he hit 26 home runs in just 365 at-bats.

Pe√Īa was traded to the Boston Red Sox in 2006, and he spent one season with the team. He also played for the Washington Nationals (2007-2008), the Arizona Diamondbacks (2009), and the Seattle Mariners (2011) before finishing his MLB career.

Overall, Pe√Īa hit .250 with 84 home runs and 240 RBIs in 596 games over 10 seasons. While he was known for his power, he also struck out frequently and struggled with injuries at times.

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