Saturday, November 27, 2010

Jose Tartabull played three seasons for Marianao

Nov. 27: On this day in 1938, Jose Tartabull was born in Cienfuegos, Las Villas, Cuba.

Tartabull (shown in this Corbis photo) was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997. He played nine major-league seasons with the Kansas City Athletics, Boston Red Sox and Oakland A's, .

The father of former major leaguer Danny Tartabull, Jose played three seasons with Marianao from 1958-61.

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