Baseball as Mediated Latinidad: Race, Masculinity, Nationalism, and Performances of Identity
Creators:Rudolph, Jennifer Domino, 1973-
Subjects (LCSH):Hispanic American baseball players -- Social conditions
Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States
Masculinity in sports -- Social aspects
Nationalism and sports -- United States
Hispanic American baseball players -- Race identity
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Global Latin/o Americas
"La crema de Sammy Sosa": MLB and transnational constructions of race, class, and gender -- Who may sing the National Anthem?: MLB, the WBC, and representations of Latin/o American nationalisms -- "Aquí (no) se habla español!": MLB, Media, and the racialization of Spanish language use -- "You can't walk off the island": MLB's racialized labor structure and the pressure to produce from the academia to the major leagues -- "The Blizzard of Oz," "A-Fraud," "Manny Being Manny," and "Deadbeat Dad": MLB and the limits of Latino character -- Conclusion: "Yo quiero jugar como David Ortiz": final thoughts on race and the viability of MLB's Latin/o American dream in the US context.
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