In my opinion, this article is different from the others we have been assigned in this course thus far. It focused on how a sports column caused national discourse between two Latin American countries.
“With the United States’ entrance into World War II in late 1941, unprecedented opportunities for women emerged, including the chance to play baseball—professionally.” I found this to be very interesting because women playing in
“However, for women of color playing baseball, their journey took a vaguely paralleled path.” This article tells the story of the women who entered professional baseball at a time when female/Latino athletes were not
This article, “The Macaquitos Affair” by Jeffrey Richey, is about the poor treatment and portrayal of dark-skinned Brazilians, specifically in sports media. Argentine sports writers would have extremely racist stories printed in their papers.