Sidney Ponson, Calvin Maduro, Eugene Kingsale, and Radhames Dykhoff are four former Major League Baseball players from Aruba.
On September 3, 1996, Eugene Kingsale [b. August 20, 1976] became the first ballpayer born in Aruba to play in a major league game. He debuted with the Baltimore Orioles on that day.
Calvin Maduro [b. September 5, 1974] debuted five days later on September 8, 1996. His first game was as a player with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Sidney Ponson [b. November 2, 1976] debuted on April 19, 1998. He played his first game with the Baltimore Orioles.
Ponson's cousin Radhames Dykhoff [b. September 27, 1974] debuted on June 7, 1998. His first game was as a player with the Baltimore Orioles.
Kingsale, Maduro, and Ponson were knighted in the Netherlands' Order of Orange-Nassa in 2004.
Aruba is sending a team of two athletes to the 2008 Olympics ... Jan Roodzant in swimming and Fiderd Vis in judo.
There are no railways in Aruba.
At Beijing, Aruba has two athletes competing. Jan Roodzant is competing in the swimming 100m freestyle and the 50m freestyle. Fiderd Vis is competing in the men's 81kg Judo competition.
Yes, Aruba is well known throughout the world. Specifically, Aruba is a popular tourist destination. Aruba is known as the happy island. Many tourists are known to return repeatedly to Aruba.
How many miles between Beaver Falls, PA and Aruba?
Aruba is approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) long. Many people go to the island of Aruba, which is one of the Lesser Antilles islands, for a vacation.
Boston (Logan airport) to Aruba is about 1,800 air miles.
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The most important business in Aruba is tourism. Aruba has a tropical climate and attracts many people who wish to have a vacation in a warm climate.
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The luxury hotels of Aruba offer many different experiences, including an all inclusive stay, gambling, and a private resort. The hotels include Radisson Aruba Resort and Casino, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino, The Westin Resort and Casino Aruba, Riu Palace Aruba All Inclusive, and Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino.
The flight distance from Philadelphia International Airport to Aruba is about 1,910 miles.