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Famous Hispanic Baseball Players

Famous Hispanics
Updated June 14, 2019 88.7k views 97 items

A list of gamous Hispanic baseball players, 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.

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.

Who are the most famous Hispanic baseball players? Take a look at this list and it will provide a good guide.
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Baseball Players
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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 1939–1942 and 1946–1960. Nicknamed "The Kid", "The Splendid Splinter", "Teddy Ballgame", "The Thumper" and "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived", Williams is regarded as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Outfielder, Left fielder

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Bats: Left-handed

Teams: Boston Red Sox

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Evan Longoria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Baseball Players
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Evan Michael Longoria (born October 7, 1985), nicknamed Longo, is an American professional baseball third baseman for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2008 through 2017. Longoria played for the Long Beach State University baseball team, where he was the star CSN Bay Area 2005 Cape Cod League MVP, and the 2006 Big West Co-Player of the Year. He was drafted by the Rays in the first round as the third pick overall in the 2006 MLB draft. After two full seasons in the minors, he made his major league debut for the Rays in 2008, and was named to the American League team for the 2008 MLB All Star Game. Longoria was also ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Third baseman

Birthplace: Downey, California

Bats: Right-handed

Teams: Tampa Bay Rays

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Dan Haren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Baseball Players
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Daniel John Haren (born September 17, 1980) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Haren played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, and Chicago Cubs. He now serves as an executive with the Diamondbacks. Haren starred for the baseball teams at Bishop Amat High School and Pepperdine University before the Cardinals selected him in the second round of the 2001 MLB draft. After he made his MLB debut in 2003, the Cardinals traded him to the Athletics to get Mark Mulder. After his first All-Star season in 2007, the Athletics traded ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Starting pitcher, Pitcher

Birthplace: Monterey Park, California

Bats: Right-handed

Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks, Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals

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Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Baseball Players
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Anthony Nomar Garciaparra (; born July 23, 1973) is an American retired Major League Baseball player and current SportsNet LA analyst. After playing parts of nine seasons as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, he played shortstop, third base and first base for the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Oakland Athletics. He is one of 13 players in Major League history to hit two grand slams during a single game, and the only player to achieve the feat at his home stadium. Garciaparra is a six-time All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006), and was the AL Rookie of the Year and AL Silver Slugger Award winner at shortstop in 1997. In 2001, he suffered a wrist injury, the ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman

Birthplace: Whittier, California, United States of America

Bats: Right-handed

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox

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