José Méndez

Among numerous icons from Cuba’s somewhat murky pre-revolution…

Minnie Miñoso

In February of 2006, Orestes "Minnie" Miñoso was preparing himself…

Fausto Miranda

Fausto Miranda was the dean of Cuban sportswriters. Miranda’s…

Willy Miranda

Willy Miranda epitomized the “good field, no hit” shortstop.…

Julio Moreno

“Jiquí” Moreno was not big (5’8” and 165 pounds) --…

Cholly Naranjo

Lázaro Ramón Gonzalo Naranjo Couto – known in the U.S. as…

Ray Noble

Rafael Noble (pronounced NO-bleh) was a stocky, powerful catcher.…

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva stands at the forefront of an exceedingly select…

Alejandro Oms

Alejandro Oms made a significant mark on baseball in his native…

Rey Ordoñez

Reynaldo “Rey” Ordóñez Pereira defected from Cuba at the…
Rafael Palmeiro (TRADING CARD DB)

Rafael Palmeiro

When Rafael Palmeiro retired, he joined Hank Aaron, Willie Mays,…

Camilo Pascual

“First in war, first in peace, and last in the American League”1…
Carlos Paula (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Carlos Paula

Cuban outfielder Carlos Paula parlayed an all-star tour in the…

Tony Perez

It was Wednesday evening, October 22, 1975, Game Seven of the…

Pedro Ramos

Despite 100-plus big-league victories, a half-dozen straight…

Cookie Rojas

Cookie Rojas is one of a handful of major leaguers who played…

Chico Ruiz

Cuban infielder Giraldo Sablón – known in the U.S. as Chico…

Lazaro Salazar

Lázaro Salazar was a great two-way player and manager in Cuban…

Diego Segui

On October 16, 1975, in the eighth inning of Game Five of the…

Jose Tartabull

It was Boston's eighth trade since the end of the 1965 season.…

Tony Taylor

“They had a Tony Taylor Day in 1963 in Connie Mack Stadium,…

Luis Tiant

Luis Clemente Tiant y Vega, a charismatic right-handed pitcher…

Luis E. Tiant

Luis Eleuterio Tiant (1906-1976) was one of the finest pitchers…

Cristóbal Torriente

"I think I was playing third base at the time, and he hit a ground…