Friday, September 25, 2015

Luis Sojo to be Inducted into FSL Hall of Fame

 Tampa, FL.- The Florida State League Hall of Fame Committee announced today the 2015 Class of Inductees which includes former Tampa Yankees Manager Luis Sojo.

Sojo managed the Tampa Yankees for seven seasons and accumulated a .528 winning percentage and a Florida State League record 504 wins. He led the Tampa Yankees to the FSL title in 2009, and was named the league's "Best Managerial Prospect" byBaseball America. Sojo played in parts of seven seasons with the New York Yankees and contributed to four World Series Championships (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000). He drove in the title-clinching run in Game 5 of the 2000 World Series against the New York Mets. He worked as a coach for the Yankees at the Major League level in 2004 and 2005. Sojo is part of an elite group of players to record 1,000 hits in MLB and the Venezuelan Winter League, and managed the Venezuelan National Team in the 2006, 2009 and 2013 World Baseball Classic. Sojo was originally signed by the Toronto Blue Jays as a non-drafted free agent in 1986, and spent parts of 13 seasons with five different teams.

Click here to read about all of the 2015 Florida State League Hall of Fame Inductees.

The 2015 Class will be inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame on November 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach. The ceremony is open to the public and tickets are $75.00 per person. Dress is cocktail attire. More information will be available closer to the event. Please call 386-252-7479, or email fslbaseball@cfl.rr.comwith any questions.

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