Mariano Rivera Robinson Cano Tony Pena
Mariano Rivera Robinson Cano Tony PenaThe Latino Baseball Hall of Fame (Salón de la Fama del Béisbol de Latino) has just announced the 2014 class of luminaries, who will be inmortalized in the Latino Hall of Fame during the ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday the 8th of February 2014 at the Altos de Chavón amphitheater.  The Salon de la Fama del Beisbol Latino (Latino Baseball Hall of Fame) was founded by Casa de Campo villa owner Roberto Weill with Alfy Fanjul and Rafael Avila in 2009, and aims to celebrate the achievements of Hispanic and Caribbean Major League Baseball players – who are largely absent from Cooperstown, the National Baseball Hall of Fame in New York. The Latino baseball stars being exalted into the 2014 class of the Salon de la Fama del Beisbol Latino (Latin Baseball Hall of Fame) are:

Salon de la Fama del Beisbol Latino – Class of 2014

Contemporaries 2014 Bert Campaneris – Cuba Moises Alou – Dominican Republic Louis Ernesto Salazar – Venezuela Cesar Leonardo Tovar (Posthumous) – Venezuela Aurelio Lopez (Posthumous) – Mexico Vinni Castilla – Mexico Omar Moreno – Panama Juan Terrin Pizarro – Puerto Rico Veterans 2014 Silvio Garcia – Cuba Osvaldo Vigil – Dominican Republic Luis Camaleon Garcia – Venezuela Baldomero Melo Almada – Mexico Gil Garrido – Panama Luis Rodriguez Olmo – Puerto Rico
The names of the 2014 class were first revealed live on the “Rundown Show” of the MLB Network with baseball legends Bernie Williams (inducted into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011) and Felipe Alou (inducted in 2009) reading out the names live on air. Also taking part in the show were four of the inductees; Moises Alou of the Dominican Republic, Bert Campaneris of Cuba, Omar Moreno of Panama and Osvaldo Vigil – the first Dominican baseball player to make it to the Major Leagues.

Osvaldo Vigil, Moises Alou, Bert Campeneris and Omar Moreno

Later that same day (Friday the 20th of September), the celebrations continued with a ceremony at the Yankees stadium, where the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame presented Mariano Rivera, Tony Peña and Robinson Canó with trophies in recognition of their excellent contributions in Latino Baseball. After the ceremony, the 4 inductees; Moises Alou, Bert Campaneris, Omar Moreno and Osvaldo Vigil, alongside Felipe Alou and Rafael Avila and Roberto Weill – founders of the Salon de la Fama del Beisbol Latino (SFBL), as well as Philip Silvestri with Rebecca Hughes, president and editor of INMORTALES magazine, the official publication of the SFBL, enjoyed watching the Yankees win against the San Francisco Giants – a game that included a home run by Alex Rodriguez and the now-retired Mariano Rivera ending the game with a perfect pitch for which he is so famous.  
INMORTALES issue #2 to be launched with the start of Dominican baseball season

INMORTALES magazine, yet another innovative media project by SILGON, celebrates and commemorates the achievement of latino baseball, whose great players, scouts, managers and fans have had a profound impact on baseball world-wide and especially the Major Leagues. In recognition of the Dominican Republic’s great success at the World Baseball Classic, this issue brings you the best of Dominican baseball; the most memorable moments of the World Baseball Classic, interviews and features with the most outstanding players of the Major Leagues, an analysis of the upcoming Dominican baseball championship… and much more! Click here to read more about the second issue of INMORTALES
Honoring the INMORTALES at the 4th Inductions into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame! 

From Thursday the 7th to Saturday the 9th of February 2013, Casa de Campo was honored by the presence of some of the greatest stars of Latino Baseball – in Casa de Campo for the Grand Induction Ceremony celebrated on Saturday evening at the Altos de Chavón amphitheater.

The luminaries as well as their family and friends and numerous other baseball stars, take part in a series of events and activities surrounding the celebration – in Casa de Campo and in La Romana. Click here for photos and a full overview of the 2013 celebrations surrounding the induction ceremony.