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Archive for December 2011

RUDY HERNANDEZ of the Washington Senators – First Major League Baseball Pitcher Born in the Dominican Republic

December 10, 2011

Though Juan Marichal is the name many people think of when considering the first pitcher from the Dominican Republic, little known Rudy Hernandez beat him to the big leagues by 16 days. This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of Hernandez’s -–and the D.R.’s—first appearance on a major league mound on July 3, 1960. Hernandez […]