Baseball in Latin America — and the fan fervor for the game — goes back more than a century. But it’s in the winter when the fun really heated up as MLB players from stars to scrubs — including plenty of future Hall of Famers — would head to the sunny climes of the Caribbean to keep their skills sharp. Click the arrows on the photos for a look back at how baseball was played in Puerto Rico.
The forgotten All-Star game: Baseball’s Latino legends played in Polo Grounds’ last game ever in 1963
October 10, 2019