ARNIE MUNOZ BIO
Arnie Munoz has over 15 years experience as a professional baseball player. His career started at the young age of 16 when he signed with the Chicago White Sox as a relief pitcher in his native Dominican Republic. He was an outfielder growing up, but a scout caught him pitching and was amazed with his curve ball. His hard work earned him his major league debut in 2004. He later became part of the Washington Nationals Baseball club where he became their left handed specialist.
Throughout his career he has received many awards.
He holds the strike out record for relievers in a single regular winter season for Las Aguilas Cibaeñas (74 strike outs in 40 2/3 innings).
In 2001 he was best among all class A pitchers and led the organization in appearances. He was second on the team in saves (12) and strikeouts (119)
He also earned the MVP and Rookie of the Year during the 2002 Winter Ball Season.
In 2004 was selected by the Chicago White Sox to represent the franchise in the Futures Game celebrated at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
Charlotte Knights awarded him International Pitcher of the week 7/3/2005
Munoz was also selected as the ALL STAR during the Caribbean World Series in 2008
Munoz knows that through hard work and dedication Dreams can be achieved as he's achieved his. Its important for him to help the youth stay out of the streets and on the field.