Famous Dominican Sportspersons

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 1 
Albert Pujols
(Baseball player)

Albert Pujols
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Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dominican-American baseball player Albert Pujols was a three-time MVP during his 11-year stint with the St. Louis Cardinals. An only child he grew up with an alcoholic father. He has been in the news for his $240 million contract with the LA Angels and for allegedly lying about his age.

 2 
David Ortiz
(Baseball player)

David Ortiz
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Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

David Ortiz is a Dominican-American former baseball player who played primarily for the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball. Nicknamed Big Papi for his strength, Ortiz is considered one of the greatest clutch hitters ever. Also regarded as one of the greatest designated hitters for Boston Red Sox, Ortiz helped the team end its 86-year World Series championship drought.

 3 
Karl-Anthony Towns
(Basketball player)

Karl-Anthony Towns
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Birthdate: November 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edison, New Jersey

 4 
Sammy Sosa
(Baseball player)

Sammy Sosa
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Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
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 5 
Pedro Martínez
(Baseball Player)

Pedro Martínez
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Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic

 6 
Al Horford
(Basketball player Power Forward, Center)

Al Horford
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Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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 7 
Bartolo Colón
(Baseball player)

Bartolo Colón
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Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic
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 8 
José Bautista
(Baseball player)

José Bautista
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Birthdate: October 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 9 
Fernando Tatis Jr.
(Baseball player)

Fernando Tatis Jr.
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Birthdate: January 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 10 
Vladimir Guerrero
(Baseball player)

Vladimir Guerrero
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Birthdate: February 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nizao, Dominican Republic

 11 
Adrián Beltré
(Baseball player)

Adrián Beltré
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Birthdate: April 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 12 
Yordano Ventura
(Baseball Player)

Yordano Ventura
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Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Samana, Dominican Republic
Died: January 22, 2017
Dominican baseball player Yordano Ventura, who made a name for himself as part of the MLB team Kansas City Royals, also won the 2015 World Series with his team. He left his fans and teammates shocked when he died in a car crash at the tender age of 25.

 13 
Carlos Pena
(Baseball first baseman)

Carlos Pena
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Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 14 
Edwin Encarnación
(Baseball player)

Edwin Encarnación
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Birthdate: January 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic

 15 
Juan Soto
(Baseball player)

Juan Soto
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Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 16 
Manny Ramirez
(Baseball Player Left Fielder, Right Fielder)

Manny Ramirez
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Birthdate: May 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 17 
Nelson Cruz
(Baseball player)

Nelson Cruz
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Birthdate: July 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic

 18 
Chris Duarte
(Basketball player)

Chris Duarte
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Birthdate: June 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 19 
Hanley Ramírez
(Baseball player)

Hanley Ramírez
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Birthdate: December 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Samaná (town) Samaná, Dominican Republic

 20 

John Calipari
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Birthdate: February 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moon Township, Pennsylvania, USA

 21 
Juan Marichal
(Baseball player)

Juan Marichal
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Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic

 22 
Mariano Díaz Mejía
(Footballer striker position)

Mariano Díaz Mejía
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Birthdate: August 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Premià de Mar, Spain

 23 
Charlie Villanueva
(Basketball player)

Charlie Villanueva
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Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

 24 
Johnny Cueto
(Baseball player)

Johnny Cueto
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Birthdate: February 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 25 
Fernando Tatis
(Baseball third baseman)

Fernando Tatis
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Birthdate: January 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 26 
Starlin Castro
(Baseball player)

Starlin Castro
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Birthdate: March 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

 27 
Junior Firpo
(Footballer defender position)

Junior Firpo
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Birthdate: August 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 28 
Gary Sanchez
(Baseball player)

Gary Sanchez
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Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 29 
Alfonso Soriano
(Baseball player)

Alfonso Soriano
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Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic

 30 
José Reyes
(Baseball player)

José Reyes
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Birthdate: June 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villa González, Dominican Republic

 31 
Marcell Ozuna
(Baseball player)

Marcell Ozuna
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Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic

 32 
Melky Cabrera
(Baseball player)

Melky Cabrera
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Birthdate: August 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 33 

Porfirio Rubirosa
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Birthdate: January 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: July 5, 1965

 34 
Luis Rojas
(Baseball manager)

Luis Rojas
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Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 35 
Danny Almonte
(Baseball player)

Danny Almonte
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Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moca, Dominican Republic

 36 
Carlos Gómez
(Baseball player)

Carlos Gómez
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Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago, Dominican Republic

 37 
Winifer Fernandez
(Volleyball player)

Winifer Fernandez
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Birthdate: January 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

 38 
Starling Marte
(Baseball player)

Starling Marte
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Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

 39 
Miguel Tejada
(Baseball player)

Miguel Tejada
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Birthdate: May 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baní, Dominican Republic

 40 
Jose Ramirez
(Baseball player)

Jose Ramirez
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Birthdate: September 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baní, Peravia, Dominican Republic

 41 
Fernando Rodney
(Baseball player - Pitcher)

Fernando Rodney
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Birthdate: March 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Samana, Dominican Republic

 42 
Luis Severino
(Baseball player)

Luis Severino
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Birthdate: February 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sabana de la Mar, Dominican Republic

 43 
Wander Franco
(Baseball player)

Wander Franco
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Birthdate: March 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baní, Dominican Republic

 44 
Rafael Devers
(Baseball player)

Rafael Devers
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Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sánchez, Dominican Republic

 45 
Felipe Alou
(Baseball player)

Felipe Alou
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Birthdate: May 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Haina, Dominican Republic

 46 
Tony Fernández
(Baseball player)

Tony Fernández
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Birthdate: June 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Died: February 15, 2020

 47 
Víctor Martínez
(Bodybuilder)

Víctor Martínez
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Birthdate: July 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic

 48 
Michael Pineda
(Baseball pitcher who is a free agent)

Michael Pineda
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Birthdate: January 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaguate, Dominican Republic

 49 
Francisco Liriano
(Baseball player)

Francisco Liriano
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Birthdate: October 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic

 50 
Franmil Reyes
(Baseball player)

Franmil Reyes
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Birthdate: July 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sabana Grande de Palenque, Dominican Republic