Manuel Vega

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Manuel Vega Tamayo (born in Niquero, Cuba) is a right-handed pitcher who plays for Granma of the Cuban National Series. He was also part of the Cuban team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and there became the first athlete from Granma Province to win an Olympic gold medal.[1]

Vega, considered a fastball pitcher, was selected for the Cuban national baseball team in 2004 after posting an 8-5 record with a 3.59 ERA[2] during that year's National Series.


  1. ^ Sánchez Carrillo, Ibrahin (August 26, 2004). "Manuel Vega le da a Granma la primera medalla de oro en la historia de los Juegos Olímpicos". La Demajagua (in Spanish). Retrieved 2006-10-21. [dead link]
  2. ^ Sánchez Carrillo, Ibrahin (July 10, 2004). "Manuel Vega Tamayo integra el selecto grupo de 24 peloteros cubanos que viajan a Japón". La Demajagua (in Spanish). Retrieved 2006-10-21. [dead link]