ALEXANDER MALLETA RETIRES
CUBAN BASEBALL GREAT ALEXANDER MALLETA RETIRES
One of the legendary players of Havana’s Industriales announced his retirement on December 23rd, 2018. Surprising fans, teammates, and coaches Alexander Malleta Kerr shook the stadium after Havana’s last game of the season when he declared he was retiring. The forty-one-year-old first-baseman spent twenty-two season with Industriales and is loved by the team’s fans.
A few of us were at one of the Havana-Holguin games in late November during a Cuba Baseball Tour and were lucky enough to see him in action in one of his last games. Thank you Malleta, we salute you and good luck!
By Frank Gonzalez