Monday, May 9, 2011

Andres Fleitas was on Cuba's World Amateur Series roster in 1939

The Cuban team selected to play in the World's Amateur Baseball Series in Havana, Cuba on Aug. 12-27, 1939 at La Tropical Stadium.

Andres Fleitas, who was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971 after 14 seasons in Cuba -- mostly with Almendares -- is in the front row, one from the right.

This photo was part of The Sporting News archive that up for auction at Mears Monthy Auction in February, 2011.

A type-written note attached to the back indicates the photo was sent from Gerry Swinehart, Miami News Service, Dade County Courthouse to the Photo Editor of The Sporting News.

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