Team: Kansas City Monarchs
Born: June 16, 1933, Havana, Cuba
Baseball Career Highlights:
"In 1959, I won the Triple Crown in Buffalo, New York."
After leaving the Negro Leagues, Herrera played for the Philadelphia Phillies. He coached little league baseball for a few years. Then, he worked for a hospital maintenance organization for 25 years. In addition, he has managed baseball teams in the Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Cartagena, Colombia; San Jose, Costa Rica; and in Mexico.
Awards, Honors, Titles, Championships,
• Yesterday's Negro League Wall of Fame Inductee
• Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cuban Hall of Fame Inductee
• Buffalo Bison Hall of Fame Inductee
• Softball Hall of Fame Inductee
Source: NLBM Legacy 2000 Players' Reunion Alumni Book, Kansas City Missouri: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Inc., 2000.