"Dolf Luque, in full Adolfo Domingo Luque Guzman, byname the Pride of Havana or Papá Montero (born Aug. 4, 1890, Havana, Cuba—died July 3, 1957, Havana), Cuban professional baseball player and manager who was the first player from Latin America to become a star in the U.S. major leagues. . . . Although he was an outstanding player in the major leagues, Luque’s most important legacy to baseball is his career in Cuba. He played more than half of his 23 Cuban seasons with Almendares, the team he debuted with in 1914. Luque had 93 wins and 62 losses in official Cuban League games, but he also barnstormed throughout the island, hiring himself out to several sugar mill teams. He managed eight Cuban League championship teams between 1919 and 1947 and was elected to the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in Havana in 1958" (britannica.com).