Felo Ramírez

Felo Ramírez

Rafael (Felo) Ramírez (born in Bayamo, Cuba, on June 22, 1923)[1] is the Cuban-American Spanish language radio voice of the Miami Marlins. Ramirez is also a boxing expert, having broadcast fights for Latin American radio and television audiences since 1949 along with other Spanish-language broadcasters such as Buck Canel, Pancho Pepe Cróquer and Ivonne Class.

Ramírez was born in ("The Pride of Bayamo") by many fans and colleagues. A longtime resident of Puerto Rico, he was inducted in the Puerto Rican Sports Hall of Fame and has been honored by the local legislature.

In 2001, Ramirez received the Ford C. Frick Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. In addition, he gained induction into the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

In 2012, Ramirez received a recognition in Valencia, Venezuela. The Magallanes organization honored his career of more than 60 years as a sports play by play announcer.

References

  1. ^ "El legendario narrador de béisbol Rafael “Felo’’ Ramírez cumplió 90 años". El Huevo Herald (in Spanish). 23 June 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 

External links

  • Baseball Hall of Fame - Frick Award recipient
  • Felo Ramírez y Oscar Prieto al Salón de la Fama del béisbol latinoamericano m(Spanish)