Aquino Abreu

Aquino Abreu was a diminutive righty who pitched for a decade…

Rafael Almeida

"Wish we had him. He is not colored.”[fn] Frank Bancroft correspondence,…

Santos Amaro

As of 2012, four families had sent three generations of players…

Sandy Amorós

On October 4, 1955, outfielder Edmundo Amorós helped “Next…

Steve Bellán

Esteban Bellán was a pioneer. In 1871, the half-Irish Cuban…

Ramon Bragaña

During a wide-randing 30-year career, in which he pitched and…

Bert Campaneris

Bert Campaneris had a distinguished 20-year major-league career…

Jose Cardenal

José Cardenal, one of the last Cuban baseball players to leave…

Paul Casanova

Paulino Casanova — known to English speakers simply as Paul…

Sandy Consuegra

A glorious, romantic, and competitive era of Cuban amateur baseball…

Mike Cuellar

Mike Cuellar was a four-time 20-game winner for the Baltimore…

Tommy de la Cruz

“And in no field of American endeavor is invention more rampant…

Martin Dihigo

A league pennant was squarely on the line under the brutal Mexican…

Pedro Formental

An injury brought Pedro Formental north to make his debut in…

Mike Fornieles

One of a long line of Cuban players to pass through the Washington…

Barbaro Garbey

To the casual baseball fan Barbaro Garbey was not unlike thousands…

Silvio Garcia

Silvio García was a shortstop and pitcher who played in Mexico,…

Tony González

From 1960 to 1971, outfielder Tony González enjoyed a fine major-league…

Mike Gonzalez

Miguel González enjoyed a long and prolific career as a major-league…

Mike Guerra

For as long as he could, Fermín “Mike” Guerra kept playing…

Pancho Herrera

Juan Francisco Herrera Villavicencio played three years for the…

Mike Herrera

Were the Boston Red Sox the last major-league team to sign a…

Omar Linares

Omar Linares is widely considered the best third baseman found…

Dolf Luque

Baseball was already a fixture on the Cuban scene by the early…