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The rise of the Latin American baseball leagues, 1947-1961

Lou HernГЎndez

The rise of the Latin American baseball leagues, 1947-1961

Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela

by Lou HernГЎndez

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLou Hernández
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV863.155 .H47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907184M
    ISBN 109780786463848
    LC Control Number2011028195

    Baseball was first introduced to Latin America by Nemesio and Ernesto Guilló in in Cuba with the foundation of the Habana Baseball Club ().Other Latino countries quickly picked up the game, with Mexico being introduced to it in , Nicaragua in , and Venezuela starting its own league in This narrative history of Latin American baseball leagues during the s and s provides an in-depth, year-by-year chronicle of seasonal leagues in the seven primary baseball-playing areas in Title: Author.

    In New York, Salas served as a photographer for a handful of influential Spanish-language newspapers and magazines in the city, Cuba and other countries in Latin America. He photographed baseball for the Spanish-language press at a time when Latino and African-American players were entering major league baseball in unprecedented numbers. The Giants were aided in signing Latin American players by Alejandro Pompez, the owner of the Negro league New York Cubans, who had strong connections in Caribbean baseball. As the Negro leagues waned, Pompez, whose Cubans played at the Polo Grounds when the Giants were on the road, became a special Caribbean scout for the National League team.

    The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions/5(4). The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela by Lou Hernández it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions.


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The rise of the Latin American baseball leagues, 1947-1961 by Lou HernГЎndez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Major League Baseball today would be unrecognizable without the large number of Latin American players and managers filling its ranks. Their strong influence on the sport can trace its beginnings to professional leagues established south of the border and in the Caribbean nations in the s.

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[Lou Hernández] -- "This history of Latin American baseball during the s and s provides an in-depth, year-by-year chronicle of leagues in the primary baseball-playing areas in the region: Mexico, the Caribbean.

Major League Baseball today would be unrecognizable without the large number of Latin American players and managers filling its ranks. Their strong influence on the sport can trace its beginnings to professional leagues established south of the border and in the Caribbean nations in the s.

In The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, – Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, Hernández’s task is obviously daunting.

While Latin American baseball players have gar‐ nered a great deal of attention from North Ameri‐ can journalists and academics, Latin American baseball leagues have received far less notice.

In The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues,Society of American Baseball Research member Lou Hernández seeks to fill this gap. Men's Senior Baseball League, United States, Founded init is the largest amateur baseball league in America.

The league has local affiliates, 3, teams members who play organized amateur baseball in local leagues, 30 regional tournaments and six national tournaments.

Lou Hernández: The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, ISBN Major League Baseball, as the combined National and American leagues in the United States are now called, faces new challenges—both external and internal—with the increase of baseball’s international appeal.

External pressures include strong professional baseball leagues in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea (see Japanese baseball leagues) that could hamper major league baseball’s. Pages in category "Latin American baseball leagues" The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes. Big League World Series (Latin America Region) Brazilian Baseball Championship; C. Colombian Professional Baseball League; D. In The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, Hernandez's task is obviously daunting.

Relying heavily on local newspapers and a couple dozen books as reference, Hernandez jumps in with both feet to cover seven chapters detailing each nation's. Hernandez, Lou, The Rise of the Latin-American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co, ) Holway, John, The Complete Book of Baseball’s Negro Leagues (Winter Park, Florida: Hastings House, ).

Hernández, Lou, The Rise of the Latin-American Baseball Leagues, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co, ) Holway, John, The Complete Book of Baseball’s Negro Leagues (Winter Park, Florida: Hastings House, ).

Also see the Latin American sports page. Baseball in Latin America. There is no doubt that soccer (or "futbol" in Spanish) is the most popular sport in Latin America, as in most of the baseball (or "beisbol" in Spanish) is the number one sport in much of the Caribbean ll spread to other countries in the early 20th century as U.S.

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The color barrier in baseball stayed in effect from toand during that time, a little over 50 Latin Americans cycled through the majors while more than dark-skinned Latinos were. Early Baseball and the Rise of the National League. Add to Wishlist.

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Here is a look at. The New Face of Baseball: The One-Hundred-Year Rise and Triumph of Latinos in America's Favorite Sport. New York: Harper Collins. Hernandez, Lou. The Rise of the Latin American Baseball Leagues, Wendel's book provides us with a general overview of how baseball developed in Latin America.

We will be considering this book as.For more information about baseball in Latin America, search the Handbook of Latin American Studies to find articles, books, and other materials. You can also watch webcasts about the World Baseball Classic of and about Jackie Robinson and the Havana Leagues.Jorge Pasquel (Ap - March ) was a Mexican businessman and sports executive.

He was president of the Mexican League and owned interests in several teams at a time when the league recruited from Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball, creating a big threat to the Major League talent Pasquel brought racial integration to professional baseball and had a big.