Salas Brothers Named Pelota Press’ “Man of the Year Award”
Arturo and Javier Salas have been named the Pelota Press’ “Man of the Year” Award for 2023. The award is given out the person or persons whose distinguished work in keeping jai-alai alive is recognized.
In the man photo main shown here is Javier, their father, Javier Salas Gomez Palacio (still a good player in his 80s!), and Arturo Salas.
The group built their own cancha in Cancun and had Loren Harris run their kids leagues and tournaments until Loren unfortunately passed away a couple of years ago.