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FLASHBACK Thursday: Early LatinoMVP Award Announcement


The early LatinoMVP Awards were announced at a luncheon with members of the Latino news media and sports related individuals and sponsors. Those early sponsors were Beck’s Beer thanks to Lou Navarro and GASETERIA Oil Corp, thanks to its president, Oscar Porcelli.

In the photo you see Jimmy Rodríguez the owner of the then, Jimmy’s Bronx Cafe (Tallest person in picture, the other two to his left and the gentleman to his right are unknown), former Texas and Yankee catcher, Elizeo Rodríguez (holding up flyer), Lou Navarro, Taína Pabón, Latino Sports and Julio Pabón, President of Latino Sports.

The award is now celebrating its 28th Year. We are proud of the longevity and history of this prestigious award.

About Julio Pabón

Julio is President and Founder of Latino Sports LLC., the parent company of Latinosports.com. Julio is a product of the South Bronx where he still lives and runs his businesses. Julio has written and has been interviewed for numerous publication and networks on sports & political issues. He has been an activist promoting social justice and respect for all communities. He is a recognized motivational speaker, was an adjunct professor of American History and presently volunteer's as a lecturer in local South Bronx High Schools. His primary goal is to make Latinosports.com a multi-facet sports portal that will engender social and economic empowerment to the Latino community.

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