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1948 Carmelita Chorizeros

1948 Carmelita Chorizeros

Carmelita Chorizeros, 1948, Ross Snyder Park, home of the Watts Giants. Team manager Shorty Perez is wearing the National Auto Glass Company jersey. The two co-owners of the team, Mario Lopez (bottom left) and Frank Sornosa (bottom right, are in civilian clothes. Outstanding players included Richard Alvarez, Larry Ochoa, Danny Salazar, and 17year old left-handed pitcher/outfielder Richard Pena (top left). This team won the East Los Angeles championship. (LATINO BASEBALL HISTORY PROJECT)

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