Emilio 'Millito' Navarro dies at 105

Updated: May 1, 2011, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Emilio "Millito" Navarro, believed to be the oldest living professional baseball player, died Saturday in his Caribbean homeland of Puerto Rico. He was 105.

The former Negro Leagues star died while surrounded by relatives, said a statement from his family.

Navarro was hospitalized Wednesday in the southern coastal city of Ponce after having a small heart attack.

Navarro was elected to the Puerto Rico Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Puerto ...

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