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The new face of baseball

the one-hundred year rise and triumph of Latinos in America"s favorite sport
  • 266 Pages
  • 0.80 MB
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  • English
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Rayo , New York
Baseball players, Hispanic American baseball players, Discrimination in sports, Biography, Hi
StatementTim Wendel ; foreword by Bob Costas ; color photographs by Victor Baldizon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 W44 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 266 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24738239M
ISBN 100060536314
LC Control Number2004300834
OCLC/WorldCa52413609

The New Face of Baseball explores a different chapter in baseball's chronicles, one often ignored but remarkably influential. Into the tapestry of baseball history, Tim Wendel weaves the stories of its Latino athletes -- who they are and how they helped transform the sport into what it is by: 9.

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