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Latino Baseball Players

American Baseball Players Thrive In Venezuela

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.31.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It's about six weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training in the U.S., but in Venezuela, the nation's fi...

2013 Baseball Season Shows Prominence Of Latino Players

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 11.11.2013 | Latino Voices

When the 2013 baseball season ended, slugger David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox could quite easily have announced he was running for mayor of the city ...

Are Latino Baseball Fans Following Teams, Or Latino Players?

Julio Pabon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

I have met more and more Latino fans that tell me that they don't particularly have a "favorite" baseball team. They might care to watch more of their home team games simply because of their location and a particular player, or players.

Latino Baseball Player In Eye Of The Storm

Sacramento Bee | Posted 08.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Eight of the 13 players suspended Monday by Major League Baseball were born in the Dominican Republic. Three came from Venezuela and one from Nicar...

The Latinization Of Baseball

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 07.18.2013 | Latino Voices

On the Fourth of July of 1911, more than three decades before Jackie Robinson is credited with breaking the color barrier, Armando Marsans and Rafael ...

The Hazards Of Being A Latino Ballplayer In Arizona

Grantland | Bryan Curtis | Posted 03.28.2013 | Latino Voices

This spring, Elian Herrera came to Arizona to work. Herrera is 28 years old. He was born in the Dominican Republic. He has dark skin, and though he sp...

22 Latino Baseball Players On Combined World Series Rosters Most Ever?

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Latino Voices

Latino baseball players have for a long time held a strong and persistant presence in Major League Baseball. MLB has come a very long way from the dar...

King Felix Takes His Place Among MLB's Greatest

Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Latino baseball player Felix Hernandez, known by his fans as King Felix, made history Wednesday when he pitched a perfect game, but not just because i...

Is Albert Pujols The Greatest Latino Baseball Player Of All Time?

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals had what is arguably the greatest hitting performance in a World Series game. Ever. This begs the question, c...

PHOTOS: A Look At Latino Baseball Legends

Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

Roberto Clemente. Rod Carew. Tony Perez. Their names have gone down in baseball legend, but as it turns out, these three greats have more in commo...

Ozzie Guillen Blasts Major League Baseball for Treating Latino Players Unfairly

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

Over the years Latinos have made huge strides in baseball. Yet disparities still exist and they should be addressed -- Guillen is using his platform to do just that.