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The human vacuum cleaner returns

The human vacuum cleaner returns

(Cleveland) - Omar Vizquel is back in Cleveland, but not to play baseball.

The former Indians shortstop is in town to introduce an art show at the Convivium33 Art Gallery at Josaphat Arts Hall.

Vizquel, an 11-time Gold Glove winner, has also been the center of attention at Progressive Field this weekend. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Saturday's game and will do so at Monday night's contest against the Detroit Tigers.

Vizquel told the media that he is enjoying retirement and teaching young players in the Los Angeles Angels farm system.

"All that experience I have now I can pass to young people," Vizquel said. "It is something that gives me great satisfaction."

He also reflected on the way his career ended in Cleveland.

"I felt hurt because I wanted to retire as an Indian but sometimes business doesn't allow you to do what you want to do," he said.

The first 10,000 fans at Monday's game will receive a Vizquel bobblehead. Vizquel joked that despite this being his fifth bobblehead, "none of them look like me at all."

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