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- Pioneers - 

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Name: Esteban Bellan

Country: Cuba

Year: 1871

Team: Troy Haymakers

First Hispanic player to play pro baseball in the USA.

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Name: Luis Castro

Country: Colombia

Year: 1902

Team: Philadephia Athletics

First Hispanic & Colombian player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Armando Marsans

Country: Cuba

Year: 1911

Team: Cincinnati Reds

One of two First Cuban-born players to play in the MLB. 

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Name: Rafael Almeida

Country: Cuba

Year: 1911

Team: Cincinnati Reds

One of two First Cuban-born players to play in the MLB. 

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Name: Alfredo Cabrera

Country: Spain

Year: 1913

Team: St. Louis Cardinals

First Spanish-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Alex Pompez

Country: USA / Cuba

Year: 1916

Team: Cuban Stars

First Hispanic pro baseball team owner. 

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Name: Mel Almada

Country: Mexico

Year: 1933

Team: Boston Red Sox

First Mexican-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Alex Carrasquel

Country: Venezuela

Year: 1936

Team: Washington Senators

First Venezuelan-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Hiram Bithorn

Country: Puerto Rico

Year: 1942

Team: Chicago Cubs

First Puerto Rican-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Humberto Robinson

Country: Panama

Year: 1955

Team: Milwaukee Brewers

First Panamanian-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Ozzie Virgil Sr.

Country: Dom. Republic

Year: 1956

Team: New York Giants

First Dominican-born player to play in the MLB.

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Name: Dennis Martinez

Country: Nicaragua

Year: 1976

Team: Baltimore Orioles

First Nicaraguan-born player to play in the MLB. 

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Name: Gerald Young

Country: Honduras

Year: 1987

Team: Houston Astros

First Honduran-born player to play in the MLB.