The 10 Greatest Cuban Major Leaguers

Baseball has long been Cuba's national obsession; but few of the island's stars ever made it to the majors. These are the best that found their way to MLB

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Rafael Palmeiro
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8. Rafael Palmeiro

The only Cuban-born member of MLB's elite 3,000-hit, 500-homer club, Palmeiro may never make it into the Hall of Fame, thanks to his alleged use of steroids and other PEDs. Though it certainly synced up with the height of the 'roids era, Raffy's ten-year peak from 1993-2002 – when he averaged 40 homers and 115 RBIs a season with a .942 OPS – was still pretty damn impressive.

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