"No One Walks Off the Island"

Felipe Alou talks about the language barrier and the ridicule Spanish speakers faced

29 seconds

"We did not know English. The media really made a lot of fun out of our English. And I used to say, 'You know what? The only the only reason this writer is writing about me is because of the little English I know, because he doesn't know Spanish. How come he doesn't go and study Spanish so he can communicate with me?' But anyway, some of the things that came out in the paper, it was really to make people laugh."