The inductees to the 2011 Latino Baseball Hall of Fame have been announced and include such notable players as Mexican Fernando Valenzuela of the L.A. Dodgers and Cuban Luis Tiant from the Boston Red Sox.
George Steinbrenner though he is not Latino will be honored posthumously with the Tommy Lasorda Award for all his work in promoting Hispanics in the game.
The class of 2011 will be inducted on February 12, 2012 at a ceremony at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. For a full list of players visit the Salon de la Fama del Beisol Latino site.
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame opened on May 29th of this year with 25 inaugural inductees that include the late, great Roberto Clemente, and Panamanian Rod Carew