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Béisbol : Latin Americans and the grand old game

Author: Michael M Oleksak; Mary Adams Oleksak
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Masters Press ; Lanham, MC : Distributed to the trade byNational Book Network, ©1991.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oleksak, Michael M., 1957-
Béisbol.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Masters Press ; Lanham, MC : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, ©1991
(OCoLC)609320307
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael M Oleksak; Mary Adams Oleksak
ISBN: 0940279355 9780940279353
OCLC Number: 23216550
Description: xv, 303 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Cuban connection --
Investing in baseball --
Vacations in the sun --
Purest bars of Castillian soap --
Too dark for baseball --
EL Presidente doesn't lose --
How to recruit a Senator --
Pancho Villa and the Mexican invasion --
Jackie Robinson opens the door --
A new World Series --
Roaring fifties in Cuba --
The Dominican dimension --Howie Haak and his proud Pirates --Three world-champion Latins --
The Moustache Gang and the Big Red Machine --
Close, but no cigar (except for Luis) --
Mexican Independence, Hector Espino, and Fernandomania --
Three dominating Dominicans --
A new breed of scout --
Revolutionary baseball - World Series: Caribbean style --
The Hall of Fame and beyond --
Appendix A: Player profiles --
Appendix B: Statistical records of Latin Americans who have played major league baseball --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Michael M. Oleksak and Mary Adams Oleksak.

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