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A List of Famous Hispanic Athletes, with photos! These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in importance, from Mexican American heroes to simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community.

Who are the most famous Hispanic athletes in the world? These lists include as many famous Hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.
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Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 39
Antonio Ramiro "Tony" Romo is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football for Eastern Illinois University, an ...more
Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 46
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired Mexican American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from ...more
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
Dec. at 84 (1918-2002)
Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American Major League Baseball left fielder, and later manager. Williams played his entire 19-year major league career for the Boston Red Sox from ...more
Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 33
Mark Travis John Sanchez is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft as the fifth ...more
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 56
Jack Louis Del Rio, Jr. is an American football coach who is currently the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. He was a professional football player who played linebacker for four teams over ...more
Ron Rivera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 57
Ronald Eugene Rivera is an American football coach and former player, and is currently the head coach of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League where he won the 2013 AP NFL Coach ...more
Rich Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 56
Richard Alan "Rich" Rodriguez is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Arizona. Rodriguez previously served as the ...more
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 72
Jim Plunkett is a football player.
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 49
Jeffrey Jason Garcia is a former American football and Canadian football quarterback who is currently the quarterbacks coach for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. After ...more
Jesse Orosco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 62
Jesse Russell Orosco is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who holds the major league record for career pitching appearances. He pitched most notably for the New York Mets in the ...more
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 61
Michael Anthony Muñoz, is an American Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle who played 13 seasons for the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals. Muñoz is considered ...more
Tom Flores is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 82
Thomas Raymond "Tom" Flores is a retired American football quarterback and coach. Flores and Mike Ditka are the only two people in the National Football League history to win a ...more
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 81
Joseph Robert Kapp is a former professional American and Canadian football quarterback. He is also a former college football head coach of the University of California, and a former general ...more
Tom Fears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
Dec. at 78 (1922-2000)
Thomas Jesse Fears was a Mexican-American football split end for the Los Angeles Rams in the National Football League, playing nine seasons from 1948 to 1956. He was later an NFL assistant coach ...more
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 42
Marc Robert Bulger is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for eleven seasons. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round of the ...more
Pat Corrales is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 78
Patrick Corrales, is a former catcher and manager in Major League Baseball who played from 1964 to 1973, primarily for the Cincinnati Reds and also for the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis ...more
Bobby Chacon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 68
Bobby Chacon is an American former two-time world boxing champion.
Danny Lopez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 67
Danny Lopez is an American former boxer. He was a world champion at featherweight, and a very popular fighter both in television and Southern California during the 1970s. His nickname is Little
Mia St. John is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 52
Mia Rosales St. John is a Mexican-American professional boxer and former WBC champion in the super welterweight division. She is also the IBA and IFBA lightweight champion. She is also a model, ...more
Freddie Benavides is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 53
Alfredo Benavides is a former Major League Baseball infielder of Mexican American descent. Benavides is now a coach for the Cincinnati Reds. He is an alumnus of Texas Christian University. ...more
Johnny Tapia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
Dec. at 45 (1967-2012)
John Lee Anthony "Johnny" Tapia was an American five-time boxing world champion from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 34
Evan Michael Longoria, nicknamed "Longo", is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays. Formerly, Longoria was a star infielder for the Long Beach State University ...more
Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 46
Anthony Nomar Garciaparra is a former American Major League Baseball player and current ESPN analyst. After playing parts of nine seasons as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, he ...more
Joel Zumaya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 35
Joel Martin Zumaya is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers from 2006 through 2010. He is known for his record-breaking ...more
Donnie Edwards is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hispanic Athletes
age 46
Donnie Edwards is a former American football linebacker from San Diego, California. He played for thirteen seasons in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego ...more