American Experience

Roberto or Bobby Clemente?

Clip: Season 20 | 46s

Sports journalists often mocked Latino ballplayers' English or, along with Major League Baseball, tried to ignore their "unamerican" heritage.

Aired: 04/21/08

Rating: NR

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