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Viva baseball!

Latin major leaguers and their special hunger

by Samuel O. Regalado

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic American baseball players -- Biography,
  • Baseball players -- Latin America -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-248) and index.

    StatementSamuel O. Regalado.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesSport and society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 R38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18818938M
    ISBN 109780252073670
    LC Control Number2007044515
    OCLC/WorldCa180907568

    Lively and anecdotal, Viva Baseball! chronicles the struggles of Latin American professional baseball players in the United States from the late s to the present. Even as "Fernandomania" raged in , most Latin players felt lonely, shunned, and forgotten. Samuel O. Regalado reveals the shocking racism faced by these immigrant athletes in a white culture.   ()-Watch the Documentary "Viva Baseball" (X)-Watch the Movie "Eight Men Out" (X)-See the Cardinals Play the Cubs ()-Tour the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory (X)-See the San Francisco Giants Play at AT&T Park ()-Attend the World Baseball Classic (X)-Read the Book "Baseball:A Literary Anthology"

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Even as "Fernandomania" raged inmost Latin players felt lonely, shunned, and forgotten. Get this from a library. Viva baseball!: Latin major leaguers and their special hunger. [Samuel O Regalado] -- Lively and anecdotal, Viva Baseball. chronicles the struggles of Latin American professional baseball players in the United States from the late s to.

Sam Regalado's first book "Viva Baseball" was an entertaining & edifying read for sure, with all its fascinating stories about Latin American baseball players & important social history. I think "Nikkei Baseball" might even be a more important work since so little was known about the importance of baseball in the Japanese American assimilation.

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Regalado Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, p. $ (hc), $ (ppr) Reviewed by Ted Hathaway Orchard Lane, Minnetonka, MN After arriving in the United States in the s, Felipe Alou was disgusted to find. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Viva Baseball () Viva Baseball interviews dozens of Latino ballplayers from different eras. Many speak of how they struggled to adjust to life in the major leagues, having to learn a new language and new culture while facing discrimination from teammates and fans. Samuel Regalado tells us in "Viva Baseball!," between and only 54 Latinos played major- league baseball.

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