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Cuban Winter League with the Almendares Scorpions in the 1948-49 season
This rare 1949 photo of Chuck Connors, famous baseball player & television star, photo taking a movie of another player while playing baseball during his stint in the Cuban winter league predates his "Rifleman" TV days, when the Dodger farmhand was on the Almendares team stocked with players from the Negro league's New York Cubans and Dodgers like Sandy Amoros, Sam Jethroe and Al Gionfriddo.
1950's B/W Photo Cuba Baseball Chuck Connors Havana
Chuck Connors is shown here while playing for Almendares Scorpions in Havana,
Cuba in the early 1950's.
Many players from both the Negro Leagues and Pro Leagues also played in Cuba
during their careers.
Sports heroes/stars that appeared with Chuck
Now available on
Chuck Connors.....The Man Behind the Rifle
by David Fury
Edited version of the 1997 book, with lots of
new photos, and also a
complete Rifleman episode/plot synopsis guide.
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