Béisbol / edited by Ilan Stavans

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Subjects: Hispanic American baseball players--History
Hispanic American baseball players--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2012
Series: The Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization
Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: x, 133 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Series Foreword / Ilan Stavans vii
Introduction / Ilan Stavans ix
Latinizing the "National Pastime" / Alan M. Klein 1
The Globalization of Baseball: A Latin American Perspective / Angel Vargas 17
Latinos and Baseball's Integration / Adrian Burgos, Jr. 29
Playing Ball in a Black and White "Field of Dreams": Afro-Caribbean Ballplayers in the Negro Leagues, 1910-1950 / Adrian Burgos, Jr. 45
Roberto Clemente: Images, Identity, and Legacy / Samuel O. Regalado 87
"Latin Players on the Cheap": Professional Baseball Recruitment in Latin America and the Neocolonialist Tradition / Samuel O. Regalado 101
Three Kings Day in Consuelo: Cricket, Baseball, and the Cocolos in San Pedro de Macoris / Rob Ruck 111
Select Bibliography 123
Index 125
About the Editor and Contributors 135
Additional Authors: Stavans, Ilan
Notes: LCCN: 2011041560
ISBN: 9780313375132 (hard back : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0313375135 (hard back : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780313375149 (ebook)
ISBN: 0313375143 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 429027452
ISBN/ISSN: 9780313375132