Latino Baseball Legends: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Lew H. Freedman
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  • ISBN-10: 0313378681
  • ISBN-13: 9780313378683
  • DDC: 796.357092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 354 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Covers the triumphs achieved by, and challenges faced by, Latinos who have risen to the heights of Major League Baseball.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Essays on Latino Baseball.
2: Countries of the Game.
3: Cuban Baseball Takes a Dark Turn.
4: Dreams in the Dominican Republic.
5: Mexico and Big Thinkers in Monterrey.
6: Venezuelans Love Their Baseball Heroes.
7: Beisbol—The Latin Game.
8: Flavor of the Game.
9: Latinos and Blacks Common Fates.
10: Underage Issues.
11: Icons of Latin American Baseball.
12: Twenty-Five Icons of Latin American Baseball.
13: Sandy, Sandy Jr. and Roberto Alomar.
14: The Alou Family Felipe, Matty, Jesus and Moises.
15: Luis Aparicio.
16: Rod Carew.
17: Orlando Cepeda.
18: Roberto Clemente.
19: Martin Dihigo.
20: Ozzie Guillen.
21: Adolfo Luque.
22: Juan Marichal.
23: Dennis Martinez.
24: Edgar Martinez.
25: Pedro and Ramon Martinez.
26: Minnie Minoso.
27: Tony Perez.
28: Vic Power.
29: Albert Pujols.
30: Manny Ramirez.
31: Mariano Rivera.
32: Alex Rodriguez.
33: Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez.
34: Sammy Sosa.
35: Luis Tiant.
36: Fernando Valenzuela.
37: Omar Vizquel.
38: Seventy-Five More Significant Latin American Baseball Figures.
39: Bobby Abreu.
40: Ruben Amaro Sr. and Ruben Amaro Jr..
41: Sandy Amoros.
42: Joaquin Andujar.
43: Luis Arroyo.
44: Bobby Avila.
45: Carlos Baerga.
46: Jorge (George) Bell.
47: Carlos Beltran.
48: Hiram Bithorn.
49: Bobby Bonilla.
50: Pedro Borbon Sr. and Pedro Borbon Jr..
51: Miguel Cabrera.
52: Bert Campaneris.
53: Buck Canel.
54: Jose Canseco and Ozzie Canseco.
55: Rene Cardenas.
56: Rico Carty.
57: Vinny Castilla.
58: Cesar Cedeno.
59: Davey Concepcion.
60: Jose Contreras.
61: Jose Cruz Sr. and Jose Cruz, Jr., Tommy and Hector Cruz.
62: Mike Cuellar.
63: Carlos Delgado.
64: Bobby Estalella (grandfather) and Bobby Estalella (grandson).
65: Tony Fernandez.
66: Ed Figueroa.
67: Julio Franco.
68: Andres Galarraga.
69: Nomar Garciaparra.
70: Juan Gonzalez.
71: Vladimir Guerrero and Wilton Guerrero.
72: Guillermo (Willie) Hernandez.
73: Orlando Hernandez and Livan Hernandez.
74: Teddy Higuera.
75: Jaime Jarrin.
76: Julian and Stan Javier.
77: Andruw Jones.
78: Roberto Kelly.
79: Hector Lopez.
80: Javy Lopez.
81: Felix Mantilla.
82: Jose Mendez.
83: Omar Minaya.
84: Bengie, Jose and Yadier Molina.
85: Willie (Guillermo) Montanez.
86: Manny Mota.
87: Tony Oliva.
88: Luis Olmo.
89: Magglio Ordonez.
90: David Ortiz.
91: Jose Pagan.
92: Rafael Palmeiro.
93: Camilo Pascual and Carlos Pascual.
94: Tony Pena and Tony Francisco Pena.
95: Juan Pizarro.
96: Alex Pompez.
97: Aramis Ramirez.
98: Pedro Ramos.
99: Edgar Renteria.
100: Jose Rijo.
101: Francisco Rodriguez.
102: Cookie Rojas.
103: Manny Sanguillen.
104: Johan Santana.
105: Benito Santiago Jr..
106: Tony Taylor.
107: Miguel Tejada.
108: Cristobal Torriente.
109: Cesar Tovar.
110: Manny Trillo.
111: Zoilo Versalles.
112: Ozzie Virgil Sr. and Ozzie Virgil Jr..
113: Bernie Williams.
Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame.
Twelve Young Hispanic Players to Watch.
Latin Americans in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Roberto Clemente Award.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.