Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871–2015


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About the Book

This combination reference book and history covers the inroads and achievements made on professional ball fields by Latin American athletes, the Major Leagues’ greatest international majority.
Following an “on this date in Hispanic baseball history” format, the author takes a commemorative look at generations of players from Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America, from the earliest pioneers through the well-known stars of today.
There are two appendices: first Latinos by franchise; and an extensive chronological listing of Latino milestones by country. The book is fully indexed by players, teams, ballparks, and other contributors to Latino baseball history.

About the Author(s)

Lou Hernández is the author of several baseball histories. He resides in South Florida.

Bibliographic Details

Lou Hernández
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 232
Bibliographic Info: 32 photos, appendices, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2016
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6227-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2236-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Preface 1

Introduction 3

The Chronology 7

Appendix A: First Latin American Major Leaguers, by Franchise 175

Appendix B: Latin American Milestones, by Country 177

Notes 209

Bibliography 211

Index 215