5-9, 152lb (175cm, 68kg)
January 2, 1885
in Cardenas, Cuba
November 6, 1928
in La Habana, Cuba
Cementerio Cristobal Colon, La Habana, La Habana
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2006.
(Voted by Negro League Committee)
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Full Name: Jose de la Caridad (Del Valle) Mendez
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