There is a long tradition of Venezuelans playing baseball, and in Major League Baseball, the Venezuelan shortstop has had a long proud tradition. Which man, a four-time All-Star who spent the first six of his nine MLB seasons with the Sox was the first Venezuelan to play shortstop in the Majors? His 2005 death was honored with two days of official state mourning in Venezuela. (Hint: No es Luis Aparicio).
Alfonso "Chico" Carrasquel