Martín Dihigo

Second base, Outfield, Pitcher

Martín Magdaleno Dihigo
"El Maestro"

Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Born: May 25, 1905, Matanzas, Cuba
Died: May 20, 1971, Cienfuegos, Cuba

Martín Dihigo was perhaps the most versatile player in baseball history. Known as El Maestro, he played all nine positions skillfully. Dihigo became a national institution in his native Cuba but also starred in many other countries, including Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela and also spent 12 seasons in the Negro leagues. Playing in the Mexican League in 1938, he went 18-2 and led the league with a 0.90 ERA, while also winning the batting crown with a .387 mark.

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