Dec 28 2010

New York Cubans of 1947

New York Cubans

New York Cubans of 1947

The New York Cubans won the Negro National League pennant and defeated the Cleveland Buckeyes in the Negro World Series. Manager Jose Fernandez’ star pitchers Luis Tiant, Sr., and Dave Barnhill finished the season without a loss. The Cubans’ offense was led by Silvio Garcia, Claro Duany, Lorenzo Cabrera and future major leaguer Orestos Minoso.

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