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Author Marcano Guevara, Arturo J., 1968-

Title Stealing lives [electronic resource] : the globalization of baseball and the tragic story of Alexis Quiroz / Arturo J. Marcano Guevara and David P. Fidle.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2002.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 252 p. : 1 map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-245) and index.
Contents The "golden age" of Latin American baseball talent in major league baseball -- The globalization of baseball -- The structure and dynamics of major league baseball's recruitment of foreign baseball talent -- Exploitation and mistreatment in the global ballpark, the tragic story of Alexis Quiroz -- "Papá, I want to play baseball!" -- Going to Vietnam -- In baseball purgatory -- The Mesa miracle -- The Dominican disaster -- "That's just your story" -- The pursuit of justice goes terribly wrong -- Seventh-inning stretch, Chicago, New York, Maracay -- The final inning -- Repairing the global ballpark -- Human rights, labor standards, and major league baseball's exploitation of children in Latin America -- Global ballpark repair strategies.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Quiroz, Alexis.
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Corrupt practices.
Baseball players -- Recruiting -- Latin America.
Baseball players -- Abuse of -- Latin America.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fidler, David P.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0253341914 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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