Mike Fuentes
Mike Fuentes
Full Name:  Michael Jay Fuentes
   School:  Coral Gables High School in Coral Gables, Florida


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  ?, Jeff Ledbetter, MIKE FUENTES, Craig Ramsey, Mike Martin  


FSU Career
Baseball
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  B  T  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1978  29  OF      6-2  180  R  R  Fr       Coral Gables          
1979  29  OF      6-2  185  R  R  So   *   Coral Gables          
1980  29  OF      6-3  190  R  R  Jr   *   Coral Gables          
1981  29  OF      6-3  190  R  R  Sr   *   Coral Gables          


Awards
Baseball
Year  Award
1980  American Baseball Coaches Association - 1st Team All-American
      The Sporting News - 2nd Team All-American
1981  American Baseball Coaches Association - 1st Team All-American
      Baseball America - 1st Team All-American
      The Sporting News - 2nd Team All-American
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1987
One of the most celebrated walk-ons in Florida State history, Mike Fuentes went from the humble beginnings of being cut from the Seminole team to winning the Golden Spikes Award in 1981, symbolizing college baseball's best player.

After making the Seminole team in 1978 on his second try, Fuentes went to bat just five times. But before his career was over, he would leave a trail of honors after his name in Florida State record books.

He was twice named the Metro Conference Tournament's MVP and twice he was named to college baseball's All-America team. The Coral Gables native, who was nicknamed "Tito" by his teammates, became the fourth Seminole to hit .400 in a season when he hit .408 as a junior while leading Florida State into the 1980 College World Series. He capped a brilliant career with a senior season that included 27 homeruns, 81 RBIs and a .360 average. During that storybook season, he broke Arizona State Slugger Bob Horner's NCAA career homerun mark, finishing with 64. Fuentes also hit .377 and drove in 182 runs over his four-year career.

One of Florida State's top student-athletes, Fuentes was a second round draft choice of the Montreal Expos in 1981. He now plays in the Houston Astros' organization.



FSU Statistics
Baseball
Batting Statistics
YEAR   AVG  GP  GS   AB  R   H   2B  3B  HR RBI  TB   SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB% SF SH  SB ATT
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1978  .333   8        6   5   2   1   0   0   2    3  .500   3   1   1      .600  0  0   0   0
1979  .363  61  61  212  63  77  13   3  16  69  144  .679  43   1  46      .464  5  1  24  24
1980  .408  61      233  84  95  12   3  21  79  176  .755  46   2  34      .500  5  0   9  14
1981  .353  78      300  92 106  10   0  27  83  197  .657  53   2  45      .447  5  0  22  26
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Tot   .373 208  61  751 244 280  36   6  64 233  520  .692 145   6 126   0  .470 15  1  55  64
Fielding Statistics
Year   PO  AST  E   FLD%  DP
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1979            4   .000    
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Tot     0    0  4   .000   0
Baseball
Game Statistics
1978
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Mar 10 EAST TENNESSEE STATE   9a .000  1      0   1   0            0   0  0   1               0            
Mar 11 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      9a .000  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 17 WESTERN KENTUCKY       1a .000  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 11 GEORGIA TECH           5b .000  1      0   0   0            0   0  0      0            0   0    0   
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                                 .000  4  0   2   1   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   1  0  0  0  0   0    0   0  0
1979
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb 28 TROY STATE             5 1.000  1 CF   2   2   2        2   3   8                  1   1            
Feb 28 TROY STATE             5  .500  1 CF   2   2   0            2   0                      0            
Mar  3 MERCER                 5  .556  1 CF   5   1   3 1          0   4                      0            
Mar  4 VALDOSTA STATE COLL    4  .417  1 CF   3   0   0            0   0                      0           2
Mar  6 VALDOSTA STATE COLL    5  .333  1 CF   3   1   0            1   0                  1   1            
Mar  6 VALDOSTA STATE COLL    5  .294  1 CF   2   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar  8 FLORIDA                5  .350  1 CF   3   0   2 1          2   3                      0            
Mar  9 FLORIDA                5  .348  1 CF   3   0   1            0   1                      0            
Mar 10 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      5  .357  1 CF   5   2   2        1   4   5                      0           1
Mar 11 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      4  .344  1 CF   4   1   1        1   2   4                      0            
Mar 13 ST. FRANCIS, IL        5  .324  1 CF   2   0   0            0   0               1      0            
Mar 13 ST. FRANCIS, IL        5  .297  1 CF   3   0   0            0   0                  1   1            
Mar 14 TULANE                 5  .275  1 CF   3   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 14 TULANE                 5  .268  1 CF   1   2   0            0   0                  1   1            
Mar 15 ST. FRANCIS, IL        4  .283  1 CF   5   2   2        1   3   5                      0            
Mar 15 ST. FRANCIS, IL        5  .265  1 CF   3   0   0            1   0            1         0            
Mar 16 AUSTIN PEAY STATE      4  .269  1 CF   3   0   1            0   1                      0            
Mar 16 AUSTIN PEAY STATE      5  .309  1 CF   3   2   3 1          2   4                      0            
Mar 17 WESTERN KENTUCKY       4  .305  1 CF   4   1   1            0   1                  1   1            
Mar 17 JACKSONVILLE           5  .286  1 CF   4   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 18 JACKSONVILLE           5  .308  1 CF   2   2   2        2   9   8            1         0            
Mar 19 MERCER                 5  .318  1 CF   1   2   1            0   1                  2   2            
Mar 20 SOUTH FLORIDA          5  .348  1 CF   3   1   3 2          2   5            1     1   1           1
Mar 21 SOUTH FLORIDA          4  .342  1 CF   4   2   1            1   1                  2   2            
Mar 22 TENNESSEE-MARTIN       5  .333  1 CF   2   1   0            0   0                  1   1            
Mar 22 TENNESSEE-MARTIN       4  .351  1 CF   2   2   2     1      0   4                  2   2            
Mar 24 WRIGHT STATE           4  .370  1 CF   4   3   3        2   2   9                      0            
Mar 24 WRIGHT STATE           5  .353  1 CF   4   1   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 26 STETSON                5  .360  1 CF   4   2   2 1      1   3   6                      0            
Mar 28 OAKLAND                4  .363  1 CF   2   2   1            0   1                      0            
Mar 28 OAKLAND                4  .368  1 CF   4   2   2            0   2                  1   1            
Mar 30 MIAMI                  4  .357  1 CF   3   0   0            1   0            1         0            
Mar 31 MIAMI                  4  .347  1 CF   3   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr  1 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      4  .340  1 CF   2   1   0            0   0                      0            
Apr  1 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      4  .340  1 CF   3   0   1            1   1                      0            
Apr  5 FLORIDA A&M            5  .349  1 CF   3   2   2 1      1   4   6            1         0            
Apr  8 FLORIDA                4  .368  1 CF   5   2   4 1          2   5                  1   1            
Apr 11 MIAMI                  4  .370  1 CF   5   2   2 1          2   3                      0            
Apr 12 MIAMI                  4  .366  1 CF   4   0   1            0   1                      0            
Apr 14 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       5  .354  1 CF   4   1   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 15 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       5  .354  1 CF   3   0   1            1   1                      0            
Apr 15 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       5  .351  1 CF   4   1   1            1   1                      0            
Apr 18 JACKSONVILLE           6  .341  1 CF   4   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 19 JACKSONVILLE           6  .350  1 CF   5   1   3            1   3                      0            
Apr 21 SOUTH FLORIDA          4  .356  1 CF   3   1   2            0   2                      0            
Apr 22 SOUTH FLORIDA          4  .353  1 CF   4   1   1     1      2   3                      0            
Apr 23 VALDOSTA STATE COLL    4  .355  1 CF   5   2   2        1   3   5                  1   1            
Apr 24 FLORIDA A&M            5  .363  1 CF   5   1   3 1   1      3   6                      0            
Apr 27 MERCER                 5  .366  1 CF   4   0   2 1          1   3                      0            
Apr 28 GEORGIA TECH           5  .365  1 CF   3   1   1            0   1                  3   3            
Apr 29 GEORGIA TECH           5  .365  1 CF   3   1   1 1          1   2                      0            
May  2 FLORIDA A&M            5  .364  1 CF   3   1   1            0   1                  2   2            
May  4 FLORIDA                5  .376  1 CF   5   4   4        2   6  10                      0            
May  5 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       5  .368  1 CF   4   0   0            0   0                      0            
May  6 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       5  .366  1 CF   4   0   1            0   1                      0            
May 11 CINCINNATI             5  .368  1 CF   4   3   2        1   2   5                  2   2            
May 12 TULANE                 4  .369  1 CF   5   1   2 1          0   3                      0            
May 12 MEMPHIS STATE          4  .367  1 CF   4   1   1        1   1   4                      0            
May 13 TULANE                 5  .369  1 CF   4   0   2            0   2                      0            
May 25 FLORIDA                5  .367  1 CF   4   0   1            0   1  0      2            0   5    0   
May 26 DELAWARE               5  .363  1 CF   5   0   1            0   1  0      3        1   1   0    0   
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                                 .363 61 61 212  63  77 13  3 16  69 144  0   0  5  5  1 24  24    5   0  4
1980
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Mar  8 FLORIDA                   .800  1      5       4        1   1   7                      0            
Mar 11 WINGATE                   .667  1      4       2     1      1   4                      0            
Mar 11 WINGATE                   .667  1                    1          2                      0            
Mar 13 MISSOURI-ROLLA            .667  1                       1       3                      0            
Mar 21 OTTERBEIN COLLEGE         .692  1      4       3            4   3                      0            
Mar 21 OTTERBEIN COLLEGE         .706  1      4       3 2          5   5                      0            
Mar 22 WRIGHT STATE              .762  1      4       4                4                      0            
Mar 22 WRIGHT STATE              .810  1              1        1   2   4                      0            
Mar 27 EASTERN ILLINOIS          .760  1      4       2        1   1   5                      0            
Mar 29 DAYTON                    .786  1      3       3 1          3   4                      0            
Apr  9 AUBURN                    .786  1                1              1                      0            
Apr 20 FLAGLER COLLEGE           .786  1                1              1                      0            
Apr 25 SOUTH FLORIDA             .806  1      3       3        2       9                      0            
Apr 26 SOUTH FLORIDA             .794  1      3       2        1   3   5                      0            
Apr 26 SOUTH FLORIDA             .794  1                       1       3                      0            
May  3 MIAMI                  3  .744  1 CF   5   2   2        2   3   8  0      1            0            
May  4 MIAMI                  3  .721  1 CF   4   2   2        2   4   8  0      0            0            
May  5 MIAMI                     .708  1      5       3 1          1   4                      0            
May  9 VIRGINIA TECH          3  .673  1 CF   4   0   1 1          1   2                      0            
May  9 LOUISVILLE             3  .649  1 CF   5   3   2        2   5   8                      0            
May 10 TULANE                 3  .613  1 CF   5   1   1        1   2   4                      0            
May 10 VIRGINIA TECH          3  .597  1 CF   5   2   2            3   2                      0            
May 11 MEMPHIS STATE          3  .603  1 CF   6   3   4        2   6  10                      0            
May 11 MEMPHIS STATE          3  .584  1 CF   4   2   1        1   2   4                      0            
May 22 NEW ORLEANS            3  .563  1 CF   3   1   0            0   0  1   1  0            0   4    0  1
May 24 WESTERN KENTUCKY       3  .565  1 CF   5   2   3 1          2   4  1      1            0   2    0   
May 25 WESTERN KENTUCKY       3  .545  1 CF   3   1   0            0   0  2      0            0   1    0   
May 30 HAWAII                 3  .559  1 CF   5   2   4 1      1   2   8  0      0            0   2    0   
May 31 ARIZONA                3  .542  1 CF   3   1   0            1   0  1      1  1         0   3    0   
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                                 .542 29 29  96  22  52  9  2 19  52 122  5   1  3  1  0  0   0   12   0  1
1981
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb 21 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       3  .333  1 CF   3   1   1        1   2   4                      0            
Feb 21 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       3  .400  1 CF   2   0   1            0   1                      0            
May 15 MEMPHIS STATE          3  .286  1 CF   2   2   0            0   0  2      1            0   1    0   
May 16 TULANE                 3  .182  1 CF   4   1   0            0   0  1      0            0   1    0   
May 16 MEMPHIS STATE          3  .375  1 CF   5   2   4        2   3  10  0      0        1   1   3    0   
May 17 TULANE                 3  .476  1 CF   5   3   4 1          2   5  1      0            0   2    0   
May 17 TULANE                 3  .444  1 CF   6   1   2            1   2  0      1            0   3    0   
May 21 FLORIDA                3  .419  1 CF   4   0   1            0   1  0      0            0   5    0   
May 22 MINNESOTA              3  .400  1 CF   4   1   1            0   1  1      1            0   1    1   
May 23 MIAMI                  3  .395  1 CF   3   1   1            1   1  1      1            0   6    0   
May 23 FLORIDA                3  .366  1 CF   3   0   0            1   0  1      1        1   1   0    0   
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                                 .366 11 11  41  12  15  1  0  3  10  25  7   0  5  0  0  2   2   22   1  0


Pro Career
Baseball
Height: 6-3   Weight: 190  Throws: Right  Bats: Right
Drafted: 1980, June Regular Draft, 5th Round  #116, Minnesota Twins, OF    
         1981, June Regular Draft, 2nd Round  #44, Montreal Expos, OF    
Debut: September 2, 1983

Year  Abbr   Team                                No      Pos
1983  Mon    Montreal Expos                      25      OF
1984  Mon    Montreal Expos                      15      OF


Pro Statistics
Baseball
Batting Statistics
Year Team   AVG   GP   GS   AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB ATT
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1983 Mon   .250    6         4    1    1   0   0   0   0    1  .250   0   0   2   0  .250   0   0   0   0
1994 Mon   .250    3         4    0    1   0   0   0   0    1  .250   1   0   2   0  .400   0   0   0   0
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2 Years    .250    9    0    8    1    2   0   0   0   0    2  .250   1   0   4   0  .333   0   0   0   0
Fielding Statistics
Year Team Pos   GP   PO  Ast   E  DP  Fld%
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1983 Mon  OF     0    0    0   0   0  .000
1984 Mon  OF     3    4    0   0   0 1.000
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2 Years          3    4    0   0   0 1.000