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First Puerto Rican To Play In The Negro Leagues: Emilio “Millito” Navarro

By Efrain Nieves In the early 1900s Blacks were not allowed to play baseball with Whites due to Jim Crow laws.  Hence, Blacks formed there  own groups of teams and played across the country. In 1920 Andrew “Rube” Foster,  then a former player, helped organize the Negro league with White and Black business owners.  Emilio “Millito […]

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Feliz Cumpleaños Robinson Canó

Written by Efrain Nieves He’s not a huge star like Celia, but since the New York Yankees are one series away from the World Series I found it appropriate to give the Yankee fans a good luck charm. Below I wrote a quick history on the second baseman. Good luck Yankees and Happy Birthday Robinson. Robinson José Canó Mercedes, who […]

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