Latinos and sport

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Euphoria reigned in the Pittsburgh Pirates locker room as its players celebrated capturing the 1971 World Series. Prior to being interviewed about the team’s triumph by NBC broadcaster Bob Prince, Pirates Roberto Clemente asked to address his family. Before the live international audience, Clemente spoke in Spanish: “On this the greatest day of my life, for my sons I send my blessing, and from my parents I ask for their blessing.”1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Routledge History of American Sport
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781317662501
ISBN (Print)9781138786752
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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