Former major-leaguer Jesus Alou, brother of Felipe and Matty Alou, died on March 10 at age 80. The three brothers made history when they appeared as teammates in a game together for the San Francisco Giants in 1963. Later, they also manned all three outfield positions in a game for the Giants.
Jesus was a 15-year veteran of the majors, playing for two Oakland A’s world championship teams in 1973 and 1974.
In addition to his two seasons with the A’s, he appeared in seven seasons with the Houston Astros, six seasons with the Giants, and one with the New York Mets.
His career stats include: .280/.305/.353 slash line, 32 home runs, and 377 RBIs.
Jesus’s major-league nephews include Mel Rojas, Luis Rojas, and Moises Alou. His cousin Jose Sosa was also a major-leaguer.