Baseball Famous Baseball Players from Cuba

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List of famous baseball players from Cuba, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Cuba has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Cuban baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Cuba and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular baseball player from Cuba then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Omar Luis and Luis Ulacia are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Cuban baseball players?" and "Which baseball players are from Cuba?"

You can click on the names of these legendary baseball players of Cuba in order to get more information about each one. If you play baseball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Cuban baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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Yasiel Puig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yasiel Puig Right fielder Yasiel Puig is a Cuban baseball outfielder.

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Liván Hernández is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Liván Hernández Starting pitcher, Pitcher Eisler Liván Hernández Carrera is a Cuban former professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball. He is the half-brother of pitcher Orlando "El Duque"

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Yunel Escobar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yunel Escobar Shortstop Yunel Escobar Almenares is a Cuban professional baseball shortstop with the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut with the Atlanta Braves in 2007, and has also ...more

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Adeiny Hechavarria is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Adeiny Hechavarria Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman Adeiny Hechavarria Barrera is a Cuban professional baseball infielder for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Dayán Viciedo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Dayán Viciedo Right fielder, Left fielder, First baseman Dayán Viciedo Pérez is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox.

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José Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
José Iglesias Shortstop José Antonio Iglesias Alemán is a Cuban professional baseball infielder for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Boston Red Sox.

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Yuniesky Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yuniesky Betancourt Second baseman, Shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt Pérez is a Cuban professional baseball shortstop. Betancourt has played in Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, and Kansas City Royals. ...more

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Jorge Soler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Jorge Soler Outfielder Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. Soler played for the Cuban national baseball team in international ...more

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Eddy Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Eddy Rodríguez Catcher Eddy Rodríguez is a Cuban professional baseball catcher in the New York Yankees organization. He played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres in 2012. Rodríguez's ...more

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Leonys Martín is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Leonys Martín Outfielder, Center fielder Leonys Martín Tápanes is a Cuban baseball outfielder with the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. Born in Cuba, he played locally for Villa Clara of the Cuban National Series, ...more

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José Contreras is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
José Contreras Pitcher José Ariel Contreras Camejo is a Cuban professional baseball player who plays for the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican Baseball League. A pitcher, he has played in the Cuban National ...more

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Osvaldo Fernández is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Osvaldo Fernández Pitcher Osvaldo Fernández Rodríguez is a former Cuban professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1996-1997 and 2000-2001. He was a member of the Cuban baseball team ...more

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Yasser Gómez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yasser Gómez Outfielder Yasser Richard Gómez Soto is a Cuban baseball player. Gómez competed for Cuba in international competition, winning an Olympic silver medal. Gómez defected from Cuba, and ...more

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Yunesky Maya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yunesky Maya Pitcher Yunesky Maya Mendizula is a right-handed pitcher for the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Organization, and formerly of the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball and Pinar del ...more

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Luis Borroto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Luis Borroto Luis Borroto Jiménez is a Cuban baseball player. A pitcher with Villa Clara of the Cuban National Series, Borroto played for the Cuban national baseball team at the 2004 Summer Olympics ...more

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Raúl Valdés is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Raúl Valdés Pitcher Raúl Valdés is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher with the Chunichi Dragons in Nippon Professional Baseball. He has played in Major League Baseball for the New York Mets, St. ...more

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Alberto Hernández is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Alberto Hernández José Alberto Hernández Pérez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. He was born in Holguín, Cuba. Hernández is a two time Gold medalist for ...more

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Noel Argüelles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Noel Argüelles Pitcher Noel Argüelles is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher, who is a free agent. With shortstop José Iglesias, Argüelles defected from the Cuban junior national team while in ...more

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Yobal Dueñas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yobal Dueñas Yobal Dueñas Martínez is a Cuban baseball player. He has competed for the Cuban national baseball team in the Olympic Games, winning a silver medal. Dueñas played for the ...more

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Francisley Bueno is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Francisley Bueno Pitcher Francisley Trueba Bueno is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves and Kansas City Royals and in Korea ...more

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Amaury Cazana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Amaury Cazana Outfielder Amaury Antonio Cazana Marti is a Cuban professional baseball player who is a free agent.

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Gerardo Concepción is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Gerardo Concepción Pitcher Gerardo Concepción Pérez is a Cuban professional baseball pitcher who is in the Chicago Cubs organization. After competing in the 2010–11 Cuban National Series, winning the Rookie ...more

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Yuli Gurriel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Yuli Gurriel Yulieski Gourriel Castillo, commonly known as Yuli Gurriel, is a Cuban professional baseball first baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for Sancti ...more

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Lázaro Vargas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Lázaro Vargas Lázaro Vargas Álvarez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Vargas is a two time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics and the 1996 Summer

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Eduardo Paret is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Eduardo Paret Eduardo Paret Pérez is a Cuban baseball player. He is a shortstop for Villa Clara of the Cuban National Series, and for the Cuban national baseball team. Paret was the starting shortstop ...more

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José Ibar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
José Ibar José Ibar Martínez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist.

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Luis Ulacia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Luis Ulacia Luis Ulacia Álvarez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold and silver medalist. Ulacia has competed for the Cuban national baseball team. He is a two time Gold medalist for baseball, ...more

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Omar Linares is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Omar Linares Omar Linares Izquierdo is a former Cuban baseball player. Linares, who played third base for the Cuban national team and for Pinar del Río and Vegueros in the Cuban National Series ...more

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Omar Luis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Omar Luis Omar Luis Martínez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Martínez is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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Rey Isaac is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Rey Isaac Rey Isaac Vaillant is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Vaillant is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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Adonis Garica is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
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Lazaro Valle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Lazaro Valle Lazaro Valle Martell is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist.

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Jorge Luis Valdés is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Jorge Luis Valdés Jorge Luis Valdés Berriel is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Valdés is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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José Estrada González is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
José Estrada González José Antonio Estrada González is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. González is a two time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Lourdes Gourriel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Lourdes Gourriel Lourdes Gourriel Delgado is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist.

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Miguel Caldés Luis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Miguel Caldés Luis Miguel Caldés Luis was a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold and silver medalist. Caldés was a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He also ...more

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Gabriel Pierre is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Gabriel Pierre Gabriel Pierre Lazo is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist.

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Ermidelio Urrutia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Ermidelio Urrutia Ermidelio Urrutia Quiroga is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Urrutia is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics. His son, Henry Urrutia, ...more

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Javier Méndez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Javier Méndez Javier Méndez González is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist.

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José Raúl Delgado is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
José Raúl Delgado José Raúl Delgado Díez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Delgado is a one time gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics. He is the ...more

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Víctor Mesa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Víctor Mesa Victor Mesa Martínez is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Mesa is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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Oscar Macías is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Oscar Macías Oscar Macias Hernández is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist.

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Danel Castro is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Danel Castro Danel Castro Muñagorri is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist.

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Jorge Fumero is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Jorge Fumero Jorge F. Fumero Fernández is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Fumero is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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Maels Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Maels Rodríguez Maels Rodríguez Corrales is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic silver medalist. He have the Cuban National Series record for strikeouts in one season after he ponch-out a total of 263 ...more

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Juan Manrique is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Juan Manrique Juan Manrique García is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold and silver medalist. Manrique is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He also won a ...more

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Eliecer Montes de Oca is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Eliecer Montes de Oca Eliecer Montes de Oca Fleitas is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Eliecer Montes de Oca is a one time Gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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Giorge Díaz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Cuba
Giorge Díaz Giorge Díaz Loren is a Cuban baseball player and Olympic gold medalist. Díaz is a one-time gold medalist for baseball, winning at the 1992 Summer Olympics.