Latin America

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Latin America is a term used to refer to those regions of North America and South America that speak Spanish, such as Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Panama, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

There is a Latin American Baseball Hall of Fame

Further Reading[edit]

  • Peter C. Bjarkman: Baseball with a Latin Beat: A History of the Latin American Game, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 1994. ISBN 978-0899509730
  • Adrian Burgos: Playing America’s Game: Baseball, Latinos and the Color Line, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2007. ISBN 978-0520251434
  • Adrian Burgos Jr.: "Latinos in the Negro Leagues", in Sean Forman and Cecilia M. Tan, eds.: The Negro Leagues Are Major Leagues: Essays and Research for Overdue Recognition, Baseball-Reference and SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2021, pp. 87-92. ISBN ISBN 978-1-970159-63-9
  • Dick Cluster, ed.: Kill the Ámpaya! The Best Latin American Baseball Fiction, Mandel Vilar Press, Simsbury, CT, 2016. ISBN 978-1942134268
  • Lew Freedman: Latino Baseball Legends: An Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 2010. ISBN 978-0313378676
  • Rafael Hermoso: Speak English!: The Rise of Latinos in Baseball, Black Squirel Books, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, 2013. ISBN 978-1-60635-167-3
  • Lou Hernández: Baseball's Great Hispanic Pitchers: Seventeen Aces from the Major, Negro and Latin American Leagues, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2015. ISBN 978-0-7864-7975-7
  • Lou Hernández: Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871–2015, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4766-6227-5
  • Rob Ruck: Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game, Beacon Press, Boston, MA, 2012. ISBN 978-0807048078
  • Jonathan Weeks: Latino Stars in Major League Baseball: From Bobby Abreu to Carlos Zambrano, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD, 2017. ISBN 978-1-4422-8172-1
  • Nick C. Wilson: Early Latino Ballplayers in the United States: Major, Minor and Negro Leagues, 1901-1949, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2005.