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The first player of Filipino ancestry to play in MLB was Bobby Balcena whose career spanned 7 games for the Cincinnati Reds in 1956. He was born in San Pedro, California.

The first Filipino born player to play in MLB was Bobby Chouinard of the Oakland Athletics who played his first MLB game on May 26, 1996. Chouinard was born in Manila.

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