Alex Rodriguez and Alfonso Soriano among those inducted into the Latin Baseball Hall of Fame

Alex Rodriguez and Alfonso Soriano among those inducted into the Latin Baseball Hall of Fame
Alex Rodriguez and Alfonso Soriano among those inducted into the Latin Baseball Hall of Fame

The two Dominicans had prominent careers in the Major Leagues and join three other players as part of the eleventh class of those inducted into Latin baseball immortality.

He Latin Baseball Hall of Famethrough its international induction committee and board of directors, has made the official announcement of the five players who will enter immortality as part of the eleventh induction of Latin players who achieve the aforementioned honor.

Through a press release, the organization announced that the Dominicans Alex Rodriguez y Alfonso Sorianotogether with the Venezuelans Felix Hernandez y Johan Santanaas well as Curaçao Andruw Jonesmake up the eleventh class of immortals within the Latin Baseball Hall of FameThe five were chosen from a pool that included 35 other players.

Through the aforementioned statement, Roberto WeillPresident Emeritus of the Latin Baseball Hall of Fameexpressed his excitement about the upcoming class: “We have a group of players who represented excellence and nothing but excellence at the top. Players who not only had to be here, but who also deserve a well-earned place in Cooperstown. It will be a great year again to make Latin baseball great.”.

Likewise he did Robinson Paredesgeneral director of the organization, celebrating the selection process and the players who ended up being chosen. “We will prepare to welcome them with open arms in this institution that exalts their careers and we will elevate them to the level of immortals in the upcoming gala for the satisfaction of all fans.”.

Soriano He played for 16 years in Big leaguesaccumulating 412 home runs, 1,159 RBIs and 1,152 runs scored, while hitting for an average of .270 with an OPS of .819 and OPS+ of 112, playing for Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers y Washington Nationals.

He was selected seven times to participate in the Stars gamean event in which he won an award as Most valuable Player and was also awarded four prizes such as Beat of Payment.

Alex Rodriguezfor his part, has a ring of World Seriesthree awards as Most valuable Playerfourteen invitations to the Stars gamediez Silver Batsof the Golden Glovesa batting title and was awarded three times as MLB Player of the Year. While his total numbers include 3,115 hits (696 home runs), 2,086 RBIs, a .295 batting average and a .930 OPS in 22 seasons alongside Seattle Mariners, Rangers y Yankees.

 
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