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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Tony Oliva
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4. Tony Oliva

Though only fully active in 11 of his 15 major league seasons, the Minnesota Twins star made the most of his time in the bigs, winning the 1964 AL Rookie of the Year award, leading the AL in hits five times and winning three batting titles. Oliva, who was voted onto the AL All-Star team in eight straight seasons from 1964-71, narrowly missed making the Hall of Fame in this year's Golden Era Committee vote.

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