On August 26, 1975 — Luis Tiant Sr., recently allowed by Fidel Castro to leave Cuba to travel to Boston, throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park as his proud son stands behind him on the mound. The former Negro League star, dissatisfied with his first effort, flutters a knuckleball over the plate with his second effort, much to the delight of the sold-out crowd.


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Baseball Reference August 26
National Pastime August 26
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
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