Obituary: Freddie Velázquez (1937-2019)

RIP to Freddie Velázquez, the first Dominican catcher to play in the major leagues. He died on May 21 at the age of 81. His death was originally reported by the Leones del Escogido, a professional baseball team from Santo Domingo. Velázquez was a part of four of their championship teams (1957-8, 1959-60, 1960-1 and … Continue reading Obituary: Freddie Velázquez (1937-2019)