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Hector Antonio (Ordenana) Rodriguez (Oh Henry)

"Damn, that hurts"
(Rodriguez reply to Minnie Minoso when Minoso asked him how his foot felt after
getting hit by a Gus Zernial line drive)

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Hector Rodriguez was considered one of the best fielding third basemen Cuba has
ever produced.
Alyhough he only played one year in the Major Leagues, he played professional baseball
until well up into his late 40's.

1952 B&W photo of Hector Rodriguez with the Chicago White Sox.

Hector's best friend on the White Sox was Minnie Minoso and they both liked to play domino's and shared
their enthusiasm for the game amongst their teammates. Minoso also mentioned in his own book that Hector Rodriguez
was a very sharp dresser.


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