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photoBaseball is as American as apple pie, the fourth of July and ... exploitation? Critics charge that young Latino players are misled by major league dreams.

Guests:

Steve Fainaru, investigative sports journalist, co-author of "The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the
Search for the American Dream"

David Fidler, Professor of Law and Ira C. Batman Faculty Fellow, Indiana University, co-author of "Stealing Lives: The Globalization of Baseball
and the Tragic Story of Alexis Quiroz"

Roberto Gonzalez-Echavarria, Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literatures, Yale University, author of "The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball"

This program aired on August 13, 2003.

Tom Ashbrook Twitter Former Host, On Point
Tom Ashbrook is an award-winning journalist and host of WBUR and NPR's On Point.

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