Latinos in Biisbol James D. Cockcroft

ISBN: 9780531112847

Published: June 1st 2006

Hardcover

208 pages


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Latinos in Biisbol  by  James D. Cockcroft

Latinos in Biisbol by James D. Cockcroft
June 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 208 pages | ISBN: 9780531112847 | 5.36 Mb

This book explores the fascinating history of baseball in Latin America and the tremendous impact of Latinos on U.S. baseball. Baseball in Latin America has been intertwined with U.S. baseball since the advent of major-league baseball. But baseballsMoreThis book explores the fascinating history of baseball in Latin America and the tremendous impact of Latinos on U.S. baseball. Baseball in Latin America has been intertwined with U.S.

baseball since the advent of major-league baseball. But baseballs Color Line meant that only a handful of light-skinned Latinos were allowed in the game for more than sixty years. The arrival of baseball stars from Latin America in the 1960s, however, changed everything. Such immortal players as Clemente, Carew, and Marichal paved the way for other players like Concepcion, Tiant, and Valenzuela and todays young stars, including Alomar, Martinez, and Sosa.



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