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Ciro Silvino Licea

Long considered by this author as the top pitching prospect in Cuba, Circo Silvino Licea enjoyed a career outing for Granma in 2006-2007, winning the league ERA title (1.15) and missing by 1/3 of an inning the league leadership in frames hurled (with 132.2).


German Mesa

Retired in 2003, German Mesa is consensus choice on the island as Cuba’s greatest shortstop ever and widely compared with Ozzie Smith as a gloveman by those outside Cuba who saw him perform.