Carlos M. Santiago

Carlos Manuel Santiago color

Born: March 2, 1926 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Died: December 21, 2008 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
HT: 5-11 WT: 170 lb.

A defensive wizard with occasional offensive, he was one of the great central line of Mayagüez along with center field Carlos Bernier (CF), and catchers Luis Villodas, Humberto Martí and Santiago Muratti…second black latino in Organized Baseball with the Stamford Pioneers in the Colonial League…named to the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993.

Photo colorization: Joe Torres

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