Junior Feliciano

felicianoHeriberto Feliciano, Jr. was born in July of 1971, in Ponce Puerto Rico. He played 14 years in the Puerto Rico “Semi Professional” League. During his career he was selected five times in the All-National All-Star team and hit over .300 nine times. In 1996 he led the league in triples with eight while batting .402 with 30 RBI, 38 runs scored, and 22 stolen bases. During the 1995 season, he earned his first Gold Glove Award (second one in 1997). His natural hitting abilities, strong arm, baseball sense and speed, placed him as one of the league’s top-rated players during his career. He was named “Player of the Month” six times in his career, and in 2008, he ranked among the best hitters in the league with a .417 batting average, drove in 27 runs and scored 29 runs. His biggest accomplishment in baseball was having the opportunity to represent his country multiple times as a part of the National Team in international competitions.