Ozzie GuillÈn

Ozzie GuillÈn

About Ozzie GuillÈn

Oswaldo Jos 'Ozzie' Guillen Barrios (born January 20, 1964) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball player and manager. He managed the Chicago White Sox from 2004 to 2011 and then managed the Miami Marlins in 2012. Born in Ocumare Del Tuy, Venezuela, he played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop for the White Sox (1985-97), Baltimore Orioles (1998), Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (now known as the Tampa Bay Rays) (2000). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. As a player, Guilln was regarded for his passion, speed, hustle, intensity and defensive abilities and his ebullient love for the game. In 2005, Guillen became the first Latino manager in major league history to win a World Series.