Stealing Lives The Globalization of Baseball and the Tragic Story of Alexis Quiroz

ISBN-10: 0253341914

ISBN-13: 9780253341914

Edition: 2002

Authors: Arturo J. Marcano Guevara, David P. Fidler

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While some Latin American superstars have overcome discrimination to strike gold in baseball's big leagues, thousands more Latin American players never make it to 'The Show'. 'Stealing Lives' focuses on the plight of one Venezuelan teenager and documents abuses that take place.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/9/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Arturo J. Marcano Guevara, a Venezuelan lawyer and the International Legal Advisor to the Venezuelan Baseball Players Association, frequently appears in the Latin American media in connection with baseball issues.David P. Fidler, Professor of Law at Indiana University, is an international lawyer who has served as a consultant on matters of law and public policy to numerous governmental agencies and international organizations.

Preface
Acknowledgments
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
Exploitation and Mistreatment in the Global Ballpark: The Tragic Story of Alexis Quiroz
"Papa, 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
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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