Sunday, February 23, 2014

Hector Maestri, Cuban pitcher for both Washington Senators teams, dies at 78

Hector Maestri, one of only nine major leaguers to ever play for both versions of the Washington Senators, passed away Friday February 21, 2014 in Miami according to his former teammate Jose Padilla. He was 78.

Click here to read the complete story of Maestri's career, including how his baseball career almost ended only a few weeks after it started, as well as how he managed to get back to the United States from Cuba after Fidel Castro no longer let players leave in 1962.
 

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