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Reading Baseball: Hispanic Heritage Month

Over a quarter of the players in Major League Baseball are of Latino descent.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson highlights some of the 14 Latino players in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, co–author with his son, Stephen, of The Slide: Leyland, Bonds and the Star–Crossed Pittsburgh Pirates and the editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader.