Tagged: Cuban Legends photo gallery

Esteban Bellan

Cuban “Steve” Bellan became the first Latino big leaguer when he appeared with the Troy Haymakers of the National Association (1871).

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Mike Gonzalez

Big league journeyman catcher Miguel Angel Gonzalez (1920s and 1930s) was the first Cuban to manage a big league team (Cardinals as an interim) and is most renowned for waving Enos Slaughter home from third with World Series winning run (1946) and for coining the phrase “good field, no hit” (while scouting Moe Berg).