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The Story Of The Latin Americans Who Revolutionized Americas Pastime Narrated By Marc Anthony In this award-winning documentary, filmmaker Dan Klores (director of THE BOYS OF 2ND STREET PARK and RING OF FIRE: THE EMILE GRIFFITH STORY) explores the fierce struggles and rich history of Latino players in Major League Baseball. It is a remarkable story of racism, culture clash and personal triumphs, told through rare archival footage and more than 100 hours of provocative interviews with such legends as Luis Tiant, Orestes Minnie Minoso, Orlando Cepeda, Vic Power, Tony Perez, Felipe Alou, Juan Marichal, Rod Carew, Fernando Valenzuela, Cookie Rojas, Keith Hernandez and more, plus current-day superstars like David Ortiz, Alex Rodriquez, Pedro Martinez, Carlos Beltran and Miquel Tejada. From its roots in Cuba and the Caribbean, through integration, shocking controversies and the extraordinary legacy of Roberto Clemente, experience the lives of men who battled to play the sport they loved, only to discover the courage to change the game forever.
I actually loved the DVD, it had alot of information on the battles for equality for Latino baseball players. Unfortunately the quality of the audio left alot to be desired. Read morePublished on June 23, 2008 by Arlene Fajardo
MAGNIFICA PRODUCCION DEL BASEBALL. NUESTRAS ESTRELLAS DEL BASEBALL EXISTEN GRACIAS A ESTOS HEROES QUE PASARON INJUSTICIAS Y PREJUICIOS EN SU EPOCA HASTA MOSTRAR AL MUNDO QUE SOMOS... Read morePublished on January 19, 2008 by Yamna Alejandra