Rafael Almeida

“Wish we had him. He is not colored.”1 Those were the…

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…

Jose Cardenal

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

Mike Cuellar

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

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…

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…

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…

Bobby Maduro

Cuban entrepreneur Roberto “Bobby” Maduro was a singular…

Connie Marrero

An era closed for both the Cuban and North American versions…

José Méndez

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

Willy Miranda

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

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva stands at the forefront of an exceedingly select…

Camilo Pascual

“First in war, first in peace, and last in the American League”1…

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…

Luis Tiant

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

Cristóbal Torriente

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

Zoilo Versalles

A familiar baseball stereotype of the mid-twentieth century was…