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Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

Updated October 13, 2018 1.8k views31 items

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

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Puerto Rican baseball players?" and "Which baseball players are from Puerto Rico?"

You can click on the names of these legendary baseball players of Puerto Rico in order to get more information about each one. If you play baseball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Puerto Rican baseball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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  • 1
    Ángel Pagán is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Ángel Pagán

    Outfielder, Left fielder

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    BatsAmbidexterity

    TeamsChicago Cubs, New York Mets

    Ángel Manuel Pagán (born July 2, 1981) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia

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    #135 of 207 The Greatest New York Mets of All Time#27 of 76 The Greatest Puerto Rican MLB Players Of All Time

  • 2
    Carlos Corporán is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceHato Rey, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    BatsAmbidexterity

    Carlos Fernando Corporán (born January 7, 1984) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    J. C. Romero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    J. C. Romero

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    BatsAmbidexterity

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Juan Carlos "J.C." Romero (born June 4, 1976) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Neftalí Soto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Neftalí Soto

    Infielder, First baseman

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceManatí, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Neftalí O. Soto is a Puerto Rican professional baseball first baseman in the Chicago White Sox... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Jonathan Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Jonathan Sánchez

    Starting pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceMayagüez, Puerto Rico

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants

    Jonathan Omar Sánchez (born November 19, 1982), nicknamed "The Kid," or "The Comeback Kid," is... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Luis Aguayo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Luis Aguayo

    Infielder

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceVega Baja, Puerto Rico

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees

    Luis Aguayo Muriel (born March 13, 1959) is a Puerto Rican former player and coach in Major... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Pedro Feliciano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Pedro Feliciano

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsNew York Mets

    Pedro Juan Feliciano Molina (born August 25, 1976), nicknamed "The Perpetual Pedro", is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Iván DeJesús, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Iván DeJesús, Jr.

    Second baseman

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceGuaynabo, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Iván De Jesús Álvarez Jr. (born May 1, 1987) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball infielder... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Wil Nieves is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Wil Nieves

    Catcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees

    Wilbert "Wil" Nieves (born September 25, 1977) is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Ángel Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceHumacao, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsKansas City Royals

    Ángel Sánchez may refer to: Ángel Sánchez (pitcher) (born 1989), Dominican professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Osvaldo Martínez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Osvaldo Martínez

    Shortstop

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceCarolina, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Osvaldo "Ozzie" Martínez (born May 7, 1988) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    José Oquendo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    José Oquendo

    Outfielder, Infielder

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    TeamsSt. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets

    José Manuel Roberto Guillermo Oquendo Contreras (born July 4, 1963), nicknamed The Secret... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    René Rivera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    René Rivera (born July 31, 1983) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher for the New... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Omir Santos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Omir Santos Rios (born April 29, 1981) is a former professional baseball catcher. He played in... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Juan Nieves is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceSanturce, Puerto Rico

    TeamsMilwaukee Brewers

    Juan Manuel Nieves Cruz (born January 5, 1965) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Hiram Burgos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Hiram Burgos

    Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceCayey, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Hiram Burgos is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Andy González is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Andy González

    Third baseman

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceRío Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsChicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians

    Andy Gonzalez or González is the name of: Andy González (musician) (born 1951), Latin jazz... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Hector Correa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Hector Correa

    Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceArecibo, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Hector Correa is a professional baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants.
  • 19
    Ricky Ledée is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Ricky Ledée

    Outfielder

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplacePonce, Puerto Rico

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians

    Ricardo Alberto Ledée (born November 22, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    José De La Torre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico
    José De La Torre is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher, who signed with the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Dicky Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Dicky Gonzalez

    Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsTampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Mets

    Dicky Angel Gonzalez Vallenilla (born December 21, 1978) is a former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Orlando Román is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Orlando Román

    Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America, Puerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Orlando Bruno Román (born November 28, 1978) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher.... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Xavier Cedeño is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Xavier Cedeño

    Pitcher

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceGuayanilla, Puerto Rico

    BatsLeft-handed

    Xavier Cedeño Quinones is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher for the Washington... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    Carlos Correa

    Shortstop

    NationalityPuerto Rican

    BirthplaceSanta Isabel, Puerto Rico

    Batsright

    TeamsHouston Astros

    Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer (born September 22, 1994) is a Puerto Rican professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Christian Vazquez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Baseball Players from Puerto Rico

    NationalityPuerto Rico

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    BatsRight-handed

    Christian Vazquez is a Puerto Rican baseball player.
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