Luis Aparicio Biography

Famous Baseball Players (1934–)
Luis Aparicio was a professional baseball player known for his speed, fielding and toughness.


In 1956, White Sox player Luis Aparicio was named American League Rookie of the Year, the first player born in Latin America to win the award. In 1966, he helped lead the Baltimore Orioles to their World Series title. He played for the White Sox again in 1968–70 and retired after the 1973 season. Aparicio appeared in 15 All-Star games and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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