8-time MLB All-Star right fielder who had his #6 jersey retired by the Minnesota Twins.
He escaped Cuba to play baseball in the United States before travel restrictions existed.
He won the Rookie of the Year Award and led the American League in batting in 1964.
He had three children with his wife Gordette: Anita, Pedro Jr. and Ricardo.
He won his Rookie of the Year Award three years before his teammate, the Hall of Fame second baseman Rod Carew.