Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends

by Jonah Winter and Bruce Markusen Rodriguez

Great ballplayers from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela... read more

Great ballplayers from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela are highlighted with a brief biographical profile accompanied by a stylized color painting. The profiles focus on the 14 players’ remarkable athletic accomplishments, as well as on some of the challenges they faced as pioneers in the field during a time when only fair-skinned Latinos were accepted into the U.S. Major Leagues. (Ages 7–11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2002

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