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Caribbean Series — Serie del Caribe — boasts a rich and prideful history

Cangrejeros de Santurce of Puerto Rico (at one point featuring future Hall of Famers Orlando Cepeda, top left, and Bob Gibson, top right) won Caribbean Series titles in 1951, 1953 and 1955. By Beto Villa and Robert Dominguez Unlike the World Series in the U.S. every October, the Caribbean Series — Serie del Caribe —

By |2022-01-27T21:23:51-05:00January 24th, 2022|Caribbean Series, History, News|

Latino Lifetime Leaders

* Active player Batting Average Rod Carew Games Played Omar Vizquel At Bats Runs Carlos Beltran Hits Doubles Triples Home Runs Alex Rodriguez RBI Manny Ramirez Walks

By |2022-06-16T17:11:48-04:00December 2nd, 2021|Stats|

All-Time Latino Award Winners

Whether they're Hall of Fame legends, all-stars, or solid players enjoying a career year, Latinos have regularly earned baseball's highest honors and awards. Here's a list of their major achievements through the years: Photo of Jose Abreu by Robert Rescot under Creative Commons license Hall of Fame Minnie Minoso Most Valuable Player

By |2022-06-16T17:09:49-04:00December 1st, 2021|Stats|

APPRECIATION: Emilio ‘Cuqui’ Cordova, Dominican baseball historian, dies at 90

By Beto Villa Emilio Nicolas “Cuqui” Cordova, a renowned sports historian and author who dedicated his life to chronicling Dominican baseball, died Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Santo Domingo at age 90.  He possessed a vast archive of photos and documents from all sports, many of which are featured on LatinoBaseball.com, but he was best-known

By |2020-04-01T00:05:24-04:00March 7th, 2020|News|

MLB’s Latino players since 1900

To look at a Major League roster these days is to witness how far Latinos have come since the start of the 20th century, when only a handful of players (mostly white Cubans) were in the bigs. Now, nearly 30% were either born in Latin America or have Hispanic backgrounds. Here's a list, by country,

By |2022-06-16T17:16:05-04:00February 2nd, 2019|History, Stats|
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