Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger

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Lively and anecdotal, Viva Baseball! chronicles the struggles of Latin American professional baseball players in the United States from the late 1800s to the present. Even as "Fernandomania" raged in 1981, most Latin players felt lonely, shunned, and forgotten. Samuel Regalado reveals the shocking racism faced by these immigrant athletes in a white culture. Only a burning desire to succeed and a grim determination to leave behind the grinding poverty of their homelands could have driven these men to continue in the face of ...

Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger 2008, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252073670

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Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger 1998, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252067129

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Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger 1998, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

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