Magglio Ordonez elected mayor of Venezuelan town
Retired All-Star Magglio Ordonez has been elected mayor of the town of Sotillo in his native Venezuela, according to the Associated Press.
Ordonez is a supporter of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and his election was announced by the president at a rally celebrating the party’s various electoral victories.
Sotillo is a coastal town in the southern portion of the South American country with over 27,000 inhabitants.
Ordonez retired from baseball last year after spending 15 seasons in the league with the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers.