Carlos Quintana (TRADING CARD DB)

Carlos Quintana

Although many baseball fans may believe otherwise, Bill Buckner…
Gus Gil (TRADING CARD DB)

Gus Gil

Prior to Edgardo Alfonzo and José Altuve, three Venezuelan second…

Enzo Hernández

In his time, Enzo Hernández was a special player for fans of…
Luis Aponte (TRADING CARD DB)

Luis Aponte

An underrated middle reliever for the mediocre Red Sox teams…
Eddie Pérez (COURTESY OF THE ATLANTA BRAVES)

Eddie Pérez

Catchers, like musicians, use both hands for their craft: the…

Edgardo Alfonzo

The New York Mets were strong contenders in 1999 and 2000, and…

Bo Díaz

Venezuelan catcher Bo Díaz played for all or part of 13 seasons…

Dave Concepcion

It’s called the fall classic, and the 1975 World Series was…

Tony Armas

In the 2015 season, Miguel Cabrera surpassed Andres Galarraga…

Gonzalo Márquez

Gonzalo Márquez, one of the earlier Venezuelans in the majors,…

Yangervis Solarte

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Alex Carrasquel

Alejandro Carrasquel was the first native Venezuelan to play…

Chico Carrasquel

Alfonso “Chico” Carrasquel was the first great Hispanic defensive…

César Tovar

In the late 1960s and early ’70s, César Tovar was a fixture…

Gustavo Chacin

Baseball fans have always sought to quantify every aspect of…

Alvaro Espinoza

A veteran of 12 major-league seasons, Alvaro Espinoza played…
Manny Trillo (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Manny Trillo

Outstanding defense and strong character can be a short description…

Dámaso Blanco

Venezuelan infielder Dámaso Blanco was 30 years old and in his…

Wilson Alvarez

Wilson was meant to be. The no-hitter he pitched for the White…

Vic Davalillo

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a pair of antique dueling pistols…

Luis Aparicio

The name Luis Aparicio is closely linked with Venezuela. Both…

Andres Galarraga

Andrés Jose Padovani Galarraga was known as the Big Cat, or…

Nestor Chavez

Nestor Isaias (Silva) Chavez, a tall, slim right-hander, who…

Wilson Ramos

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…