Hall of Fame should embrace Felipe Alou

Originally Published: August 22, 2006
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

When speaking of future candidates of Latin descent for the Hall of Fame, the list includes Pedro Martinez, Mariano Rivera and Ivan Rodriguez, as well as Rafael Palmeiro and Sammy Sosa.

But it's possible that none of the above have more genuine credentials than San Francisco Giants manager Felipe Alou, who is largely ignored when it comes to talking about Cooperstown.

For nearly 50 years, the Dominican-born Alou has been involved in baseball as a player, coach and manager, forging a ...

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