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Why I Was Rooting For The Houston Astros

Bronx, NY: Many people were surprised to learn that I was rooting for the Houston Astros from the first games of the post season. The reason were simple. I believed that the Yankees were already winners as no-one expected them to even be a .500 team in 2017 and they baffled all “experts” by beating the Twins and then the …

Sports & Puerto Rico Politics?

I wrote this piece on how the March World Baseball Classic games (the Olympics for baseball, or what the World Cup is for Soccer) brought the entire island of Puerto Rico together. I shared an interview with Bronx born, NY Mets, J.T. Rivera who as a Nuyorican played in the Puerto Rico National Team. Anyway, i think some of you …

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Politics of Baseball

Last Sunday the Dominican community was more well represented in the small quiet town of Cooperstown, NY. The reason for the invasion of Latinos was the induction of Pedro Martínez. Beside the induction of the baseball players, the politics of baseball was a topic in several of the speeches. Inductee pitcher, John Smoltz warned parents not to over stress their …

Baseball Exploting Latino Players?

We Latino’s love baseball and are part of the success of much of the game today. However, few know about a major lawsuit between Latino minor league players Vs. Major League Baseball for something as simple as minimum wage. Read and you decide: SOURCE

Salsa With Tipica 73 & Roberto Clemente

This coming Sunday Tipica 73, the legendary Salsa orchestra will be performing and the concert is dedicated to the Retire 21 Campaign. Read more and learn how you can join this important movement to retire Roberto Clemente’s #21. Latino Sports and the Bronx Tourism Council invites. Get the details: Latinosports

Hablando Con Robinson Cano

I went to the stadium to specifically see Robinson Cano. During his first trip here, back to what used to be his home, The Bronx I purposely stayed away because I knew it was going to be the circus that it was. However, I believed that coming back on a Monday for a make up game would be a much …

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Should Baseball Have Spanish Interpreters?

For over 20 years I have stated that baseball needs to have professional Spanish interpreters for Spanish dominant players. Finally, this super star baseball players is saying the same thing. Carlos Beltran speaks very good English, but he is standing uo for the Spanish dominant players that really could use the help.

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When Game Is More Than A Game

For the past 30 years family and friends have been playing a two-hand touch football game that has brought generations together even if for just one day. read this: SOURCE

An All Latino Baseball Players All Star Game? Yes, 50 Years Ago.

Next week New York City will be the host city for the 2013 Major League Baseball All Star Game. The game will be held at the home of the NY Mets, Citi-Field in Flushing Queens. The following article give a very good perspective on a Latino All Star Game with information on one that took place 50 years ago. Visit: …