Jose Bautista was a professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues for several teams during his career. He was born in the Dominican Republic and began his career in the minor leagues before being called up to the majors. Bautista was primarily an outfielder, but also played some third base and first base.

Bautista's career began in 2004 when he was called up to the Baltimore Orioles. He played in only 16 games that season before being traded to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He played in 23 games for the Devil Rays before being traded again, this time to the Kansas City Royals. Bautista played in only 7 games for the Royals before being released.

In 2006, Bautista signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played in 95 games that season, hitting .235 with 16 home runs and 51 RBI. Bautista played for the Pirates for four seasons, hitting a career-high 16 home runs in 2007 and 2008.

In 2009, Bautista was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays. It was with the Blue Jays that Bautista had his breakout season. In 2010, he hit 54 home runs, led the league in walks, and was named to the All-Star team. Bautista continued to be a dominant force for the Blue Jays over the next several seasons, hitting at least 27 home runs each year from 2010 to 2015.

Bautista's time with the Blue Jays came to an end after the 2017 season. He signed with the Atlanta Braves for the 2018 season, but was released in May after hitting just .143 in 12 games. Bautista then signed with the New York Mets, where he played in 83 games and hit .204 with 9 home runs.

Overall, Bautista had a successful career in the Major Leagues, hitting 344 home runs and driving in 974 runs. He was a six-time All-Star and won three Silver Slugger awards. Bautista was known for his power at the plate and his strong arm in the outfield.