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Famous Baseball Players from Dominican Republic

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List of famous baseball players from Dominican Republic, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Dominican Republic has produced some very talented baseball players over the years, including pitchers, catchers, infielders and outfielders. These are some of the best Dominican baseball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list below has everything from Esmerling Vásquez to Carlos Rosa.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary baseball players of Dominican Republic in order to get more information about each one. If you play baseball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Dominican baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • 1
    Designated hitter, First baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America, Dominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsBoston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins

    David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican-American former Major League Baseball (MLB) designated hitter (DH) and first baseman who played 20 seasons,...  more

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  • 2
    Shortstop, Third baseman

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSamaná, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsBoston Red Sox, Miami Marlins

    Hanley Ramírez (born December 23, 1983) is a Dominican-American professional baseball infielder and designated hitter who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for...  more
  • 3
    Left fielder, Second baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America,Dominican Republic

    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsWashington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees

    Alfonso Guilleard Soriano (born January 7, 1976) is a Dominican former professional baseball left fielder and second baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees,...  more

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  • 4
    Right fielder, Outfielder

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    José Antonio Bautista Santos (born October 19, 1980) is a Dominican professional baseball right fielder and third baseman who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the...  more
  • 5
    Shortstop

    BirthplaceBaní, Dominican Republic

    BatsAmbidexterity

    TeamsLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Erick Johan Aybar (born January 14, 1984) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican Baseball League. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for...  more
  • 6
    First baseman / Catcher / Third baseman

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsSwitch

    TeamsKansas City Royals

    Carlos Santana (born April 8, 1986), nicknamed "Slamtana," is a Dominican-American professional baseball designated hitter, and first baseman for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball...  more
  • 7
    Second baseman, Shortstop

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceLoma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic

    BatsAmbidexterity

    TeamsLos Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves

    Rafael Antoni Furcal (born October 24, 1977) is a Dominican former professional baseball shortstop. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis...  more
  • 8
    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceBonao, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsKansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Joel Peralta Gutiérrez (; Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈel peˈɾalta]; born March 23, 1976) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los...  more
  • 9
    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceAzua, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Neftalí Feliz Antonio (; born May 2, 1988) is a Dominican right-handed pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, Detroit...  more
  • 10
    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceAltamira, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsMontreal Expos, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Anaheim Angels

    Bartolo Colón (born May 24, 1973), nicknamed "Big Sexy", is a Dominican-American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the...  more
  • 11
    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsMilwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds

    Francisco Javier Cordero (born May 11, 1975) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers,...  more
  • 12
    Center Fielder

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight

    TeamsMiami Marlins

    Starling Javier Marte (born October 9, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2012 with the Pittsburgh...  more
  • 13
    Relief pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceLa Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic

    BatsLeft-handed

    Fernando Antonio Abad (; born December 17, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the...  more
  • 14
    Relief pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Esmil Antonio Rogers (born August 14, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He previously played for the Hanwha Eagles and Nexen Heroes. Rogers has also played in...  more
  • 15
    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceGuayubín, Dominican Republic

    BatsLeft-handed

    Luis Manuel Pérez Gonzalez (born January 20, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays and in...  more
  • 16
    Pitcher, Catcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic, Hispaniola, Hurricane belt

    BatsRight-handed

    Arquímedes Euclides Caminero Ordóñez (born June 16, 1987) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Diablos Rojos del México of the Mexican League. He previously played in Major League...  more
  • 17
    Outfielder, Infielder

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsAmbidexterity

    TeamsWashington Nationals, Arizona Diamondbacks

    Emilio Jose Bonifacio Del Rosario (born April 23, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball utility player in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the...  more
  • 18
    Infielder, Third baseman

    BirthplaceLa Vega, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsMontreal Expos, Anaheim Angels

    José Fernández may refer to:...  more
  • 19
    Second baseman, Third baseman

    NationalityUnited States of America, Dominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals

    Plácido Enrique Polanco (; born October 10, 1975) is a Dominican-American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia...  more
  • 20
    Second baseman

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSan Juan Province, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Jean Carlos Enrique Segura (born March 17, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Los Angeles...  more
  • 21
    Pitcher, Outfielder

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceÁzua

    BatsRight-handed

    Jorge Luis de León (born August 15, 1987) is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher who is a free agent. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros....  more
  • 22
    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceLa Vega, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Fautino De Los Santos (born February 15, 1986) is a Dominican professional baseball relief pitcher who is currently a free agent. He played in Major League Baseball for the Oakland Athletics in 2011...  more
  • 23
    Relief pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceDominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Enerio Del Rosario (born October 16, 1985) is a former right-handed pitcher. He was signed in 2005 at the age of 19....  more
  • 24
    Relief pitcher, Setup pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsCleveland Indians

    Rafael Jerome Pérez (born May 15, 1982) is a left-handed professional baseball relief pitcher who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Cleveland Indians as an undrafted free agent in...  more
  • 25

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsNew York Mets

    Jeurys Familia Mojica (born October 10, 1989) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the Oakland Athletics....  more