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Milo Stewart Jr. | National Baseball Hall of Fame Karl Bithorn, whose great great uncle Hiram Bithorn became the first native of Puerto Rico to play in the big leagues in 1942, visited the Hall of Fame on July 3. Bithborn, a coach for the Cooperstown Hawkeyes of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, is holding a photo of Hiram from the museum's photo archive.