Antonio María García

Negro League Baseball player
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Antonio Maria Garcia
date of birth
1868
date of death
July 24, 1923
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3/24/2012
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Antonio María García (1868 – July 24, 1923), nicknamed "El Inglés" ("The Englishman"), was a Cuban baseball catcher in the Cuban League. He played from 1882 to 1905 with several Cuban ballclubs, including Almendares, the Fe club, Habana, and the All Cubans. He was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. According to Cuban baseball historian Jorge Figueredo, García was "considered by many as the best all-around player of the early years" of the Cuban League. When John McGraw visited Cuba in 1889, he reportedly wanted to sign García to a contract with Baltimore. García refused because he was being paid more in Cuba than what Baltimore offered.
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