Latino Baseball History Project

From the Latino Baseball History Project The nine Pena brothers, with their father, back row in the Orioles jersey, who played for the East L.A. Carmelita Chorizero. Latino History Baseball Project spokesman Terry Cannon says he believes six of the Penas are still living. This was...

LATINOS IN THE WORLD OF BASEBALL

Latino Baseball History Project Memorial plaque Honoring Manuel "Shorty" Perez Mexican American Baseball Exhibits in Los Angeles, in Pasadena, California March 31st: Mexican American Baseball in Los Angeles   LATINO BASEBALL HISTORY PROJECT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO JOHN M. PFAU LIBRARY Photo by Larry Ochoa   LATINO BASEBALL HISTORY PROJECT A collaborative effort between the Baseball...

BASEBALL, THE GREAT AMERICAN SPORT

Carmelita Provisions, early 1930s Los Angeles, California  FROM THE BARRIOS TO THE BIG LEAGUES History of the Mexican American Baseball Players in Los Angeles This exhibit will open October 1 to November 30, 2007 POMONA PUBLIC LIBRARY 625 Garey Avenue Pomona, CA 91769 909-620-2043 Source of article: California Council for the Humanities, Summer 2007 Followed by personal...

Carmelita Chorizeros East Los Angeles Baseball Dynasty

Deeply affected by the narratives produced by the Latino Baseball History Project, Ben Sakoguchi created an "orange crate art triptych" honoring the communitarian exploits of the Carmelita Chorizeros, East Los Angeles' baseball dynasty. Chorizeros Brand and Carmelita Brand round out the trilogy; each painting partakes in...

Manual “Shorty” Perez Receives a Championship Trophy

Carmelita Chorizeros manager Manual “Shorty” Perez, left, about to receive a championship trophy from Saul Toledo, center. At right is Carmelita founder/owner Mario Lopez, Sr., who also played shortstop at one time. The Chorizeros are said to have won 19 city championships....