On this day in 1919, Adolfo Domingo De Guzmán “Dolf” Luque became the first Latino to appear in a World Series. The Cuban born player was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. He was a three-times World Series champion.
Luque played in both all white, Negro League, and integrated teams in the U.S. and Cuba. He died in Havana in 1957. He was 66.