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Latinos in Baseball

La Pelota Is More Than A Ball Game

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 07.29.2016 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Diaz

Sports have been a major presence in the lives of Mexican Americans since the early 20th century. This has been particularly true of Mexican Americans...

3 Times MLB Spanish Translators Would Have Changed The Narrative

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.14.2016 | Sports

For decades, Spanish-speaking MLB players have been subtly made to look less intelligent by the English-speaking media members who write about them. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Imagine an All Latino Baseball All-Star Game

Julio Pabon | Posted 09.14.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

New York City has one of the largest Latino populations in the country and Citi-Field in Queens sits dead smack near Corona with a huge and diverse Latin American, Central American and Caribbean community.