Cesar Gutierrez was born in Venezuela on this day in 1943. He died in 2005.
He hit .235 over 223 games. His best season was 1970 when he played in 135 games with Detroit.
We remember him for going 7-for-7 in a 12-inning game in 1970. He had 128 career hits but 7 in the aforementioned game.
His contract was purchased by the Expos but did not play in 1972.
Cesar's big day earned him a place in baseball history books: