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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 25: Tony Peña, Luis Pujols are first Dominican managers to face off

    It was just another early summer game between two losing teams, and it wouldn’t have normally merited much attention unless…
    June 18, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 18: Nolan Arenado hits for the cycle, walks off a winner

    By Robert Dominguez Anyone who still needed convincing that Nolan Arenado was the best third baseman in any league needn’t…
    June 17, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 17: Ivan Rodriguez and Omar Vizquel set records in same game

    By Robert Dominguez It was just another game on just another hot night in Texas between the Lone Star state’s…
    June 16, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 16: Dennis Martinez trade starts a grand new chapter

    By Robert Dominguez He was a solid starter on some pretty good Baltimore teams, but Dennis Martinez always lived in…
    June 5, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 5: Roberto Clemente launches 500-ft. moon shot

    By Robert Dominguez He didn’t look the part of the slugger, but Roberto Clemente could bash with the best of…
    June 3, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 3: Pitcher Carlos Zambrano hits a milestone HR

    By Robert Dominguez He was a winner on the mound, a threat at the plate and a cancer in the…
    June 2, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL June 2: Rod Carew calls it quits

    By Robert Dominguez One of baseball’s best pure hitters walked away from the game on this day in béisbol, June…
    May 29, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 29: Jose Canseco’s ‘comic’ relief

    By Robert Dominguez It was a wild week for Jose Canseco, even by his standards. On this day in béisbol,…
    May 28, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 28: Mariano Rivera gets 300th save, blows game 13 years later on same date

    By Robert Dominguez Mariano Rivera lived a Dickensian drama on this day in béisbol, May 28 — in games 13…
    May 27, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 27: Ace pitcher Yovani Gallardo is a good hitter, too

    By Robert Dominguez Don’t disrespect pitcher Yovani Gallardo. Especially when he’s at the plate. The Brewers ace was having an…
    May 26, 2021

    The forgotten All-Star game: Baseball’s Latino legends played in Polo Grounds’ last game ever in 1963

    By Robert Dominguez It was the All-Star game few baseball fans witnessed, and few today know it was ever played…
    May 25, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 25: Vladimir Guerrero’s big comeback game

    By Robert Dominguez He was on a new team playing with an old body after an off year, and Vladimir…
    May 24, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 24: Bernie Williams becomes a Yankee immortal

    By Robert Dominguez No team sells tradition and history like the New York Yankees. But true fans know that whenever…
    May 22, 2021

    PICTORIAL: Baseball in Puerto Rico, old-school style

    Baseball in Latin America — and the fan fervor for the game — goes back more than a century. But…
    May 21, 2021

    SEE IT: Video tour of Roberto Clemente exhibit in Guaynabo, P.R. (Part I)

    The Robert Clemente exhibit of historic artifacts, artwork and other memorabilia that opened in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, to much fanfare…
    May 20, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 20: Latino legend Martin Dihigo dies in Cuba

    By Robert Dominguez He was considered the best two-way player not named Babe Ruth.  And if times had been different,…
    May 19, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 19: Julio Franco blasts a pinch-hit HR – at age 45

    By Robert Dominguez Not bad for an old guy. During the 2004 season, whenever the Atlanta Braves were in a…
    May 18, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 18: Edgar Martinez hits 3 HR in a game the day after hitting two

    By Robert Dominguez He was an unassuming designated hitter on a team loaded with two-way superstars, a late bloomer who…
    May 17, 2021

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 17: Astros’ Ivan Rodriguez rockets 300th career HR

    By Robert Dominguez Ivan Rodriguez only played one season with the Astros in a well-traveled career, but he managed to…
    May 17, 2021

    The day Michael Pineda got into a sticky situation

    By Robert Dominguez The Yankees waited a long time to reap the fruits of their controversial 2012 trade for pitcher…
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