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Title:
Stealing lives : the globalization of baseball and the tragic story of Alexis Quiroz
Author:
Marcano Guevara, Arturo J., 1968-
Publication Information:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
viii, 252 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. Building the global ballpark. 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 -- pt. 2. 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 -- pt. 3. Repairing the global ballpark. Human rights, labor standards, and major league baseball's exploitation of children in Latin America ; Global ballpark repair strategies.
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ISBN:
9780253341914
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