Raymond Burgos makes his debut in the Giants’ victory and is the sixth Puerto Rican to try his first “coffee” in the Majors this year

Raymond Burgos makes his debut in the Giants’ victory and is the sixth Puerto Rican to try his first “coffee” in the Majors this year

With the debut of the left-handed Raymond Burgos on Monday in the 5-4 victory of the San Francisco Giants against the Chicago Cubs, some six Puerto Ricans, including descendants, have debuted in the Major Leagues in the 2024 season.

The 25-year-old shooter from Rio Grande do Sul, in turn, joins a list that, in the opinion of baseball historian Jossie Alvarado, should be around and even exceed 100 Puerto Rican pitchers in the history of the Major Leagues, when those born on the island are included. and some descendants of Puerto Ricans who have played as natives in the professional winter league in Puerto Rico.

It is difficult to specify the exact number since Major League Baseball does not keep a record of this type, and sites like Baseball Reference, although it does have a registry of players by their country of origin, do not include, for example, players from the island who Although born abroad, they made their lives and even their baseball careers in the backyard.

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