This is a wonderful short obit, packed with atmosphere and information — about baseball, international relations, and an ebullient personality.
Connie Marrero, 102, Dies; Starred in Cuba and Majors, by Richard Goldstein (NYT)
“He was a wily, chunky guy, always with a cigar, even on the bench,” Wolff told The New York Times. “He could really make the ball do tricks. He was an excellent pitcher on a lousy team.”