Thursday, September 1, 2011

Bernie Williams placed among Latino baseball legends

Minnie Minoso, Felipe Alou, Tony Perez, Bernie Williams / N. Diunte
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame (Salon de Fama del Beisbol Latino), located in La Romana, Dominican Republic, announced its Class of 2012 selections at the MLB offices Thursday. Leading the class of 2012 was the much revered New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams. The Puerto Rican centerfielder was among a panel that included Latino Baseball Hall of Famers Felipe Alou, Minnie MiƱoso and Tony Perez.

While much of the attention centered on the announcement of Williams’ selection, the San Juan native humbly deferred to the legends seated to his left.

Click here to read more from Williams' big day, including live footage of Williams' speech and an interview with Alou.

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