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 Pérez
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3. Tony Pérez

The only Cuban major leaguer currently in the Hall of Fame, Perez (an All-Star at both third and first base) was a cornerstone of Cincinnati's Big Red Machine, averaging 26 home runs and 103 RBIs per season from 1967 through 1976, and helping power the Reds to two consecutive World Championships in 1975 and 1976. Many believe that the Reds blew their chance to extend that streak by another ring or three when they traded "The Big Doggie" to Montreal at the end of the '76 season.

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