Martín Magdaleno Dihigo Llanos, El Maestro

May 25, 1906 is the birthday of Martín Magdaleno Dihigo Llanos, born in Matanzas Province, Cuba.  Dihigo was a baseball player in the Negro and Latin American leagues.  He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977.  According to the Hall of Fame, “Martin Dihigo was perhaps the most versatile player in baseball history. Known as ‘El Maestro’, he played all nine positions skillfully.”

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