Edgardo Alfonzo

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

Wilson Alvarez

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

Luis Aparicio

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

Dámaso Blanco

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

Alex Carrasquel

Alejandro Carrasquel was the first native Venezuelan to play…

Chico Carrasquel

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

Nestor Chavez

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

Dave Concepcion

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

Vic Davalillo

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

Bo Díaz

Stocky Venezuelan catcher Bo Díaz played for all or part of…

Alvaro Espinoza

A veteran of 12 major-league seasons, Alvaro Espinoza played…

Andres Galarraga

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

Gonzalo Márquez

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

Wilson Ramos

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Yangervis Solarte

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

César Tovar

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

Outstanding defense and strong character can be a short description…

Omar Vizquel

Venezuela has been a cradle of shortstops since 1950, when Alfonso…