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Position: SS      Born: Jan 21, 1959      Bats: Both      Throws: Right

A Dominican-born shortstop who spent most of his ten seasons with the Giants, Uribe was a popular player in the Bay Area where fans would chant "OOH-ree-bay" when he made a good play.

His final stop was in Houston where he hit .245 in 45 games during the 1993 season. For his career, Uribe batted .241 with 19 homers.

On December 8, 2006, Uribe was killed in an automobile accident near Santo Domingo at the age of 47.