Fred Manrique Fred Manrique (born November 5, 1961) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman who played for the Toronto Blue Jays (1981, 1984), Montreal Expos (1985), St. Louis Cardinals (1986), Chicago White Sox (1987-89), Texas Rangers (1989), Minnesota Twins (1990) and Oakland Athletics (1991). He batted and threw right-handed.
A native of BolĂvar State, Venezuela, the well-traveled Manrique was a solid second baseman with a good range and a strong throwing arm that allowed him to plays deep and stole hits. He also was an above-average shortstop. At his 19-years debut in 1981, he was the youngest player in the major leagues that season.
In a nine-year career, Manrique was a .254 hitter with 20 home runs and 151 RBI in 498 games.