Eddie Pope and the forgotten femicide of our sport

Eddie Pope and the forgotten femicide of our sport

In July 1989, 33 years ago, the forgotten femicide of Argentine sport occurred. In the same month that Carlos Monzón was sentenced to eleven years in prison for having killed Alicia Muñiz in February 1988 in Mar del Plata, an American basketball player who played in our country –Eddie Pope– murdered his girlfriend –Silvana Ercoli, … Read more

Why have these deserving Latino ballplayers in Cooperstown been forgotten?

Why have these deserving Latino ballplayers in Cooperstown been forgotten

Cooperstown is the hallowed hall of the immortals of the sport of balls and strikes. It is the greatest aspiration of the players after they reach the Major Leagues. But not everything works well in this sports institution, as several Latino players deserve recognition and have been forgotten. Only 19 players and three narrators born … Read more

Lusia Harris, the NBA basketball pioneer who should never be forgotten

1643158692 Lusia Harris the NBA basketball pioneer who should never be

Walt Disney Television via Getty Images SPORTS – 1976 SUMMER OLYMPICS – Women’s Basketball – July 20, 1976. LUSIA HARRIS shoots the basket in the game between the United States and Bulgaria. Lucia Harris He died untimely on January 18 and everything he achieved in life and on the court was going to receive greater … Read more

FORGOTTEN: “34 years old and I have nothing, they took part of my life from me”

1641746259 FORGOTTEN 34 years old and I have nothing they took

By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas Today I bring you another story rescued from social networks, specifically from Facebook profile of user Yani Blocked, who recounted in a few paragraphs the current situation that Roberto Jiménez, better known as “Misifú”, lives inside and outside the baseball fields. It may interest you: Captain of the National Series … Read more

Felipe, never forgotten among Expos fans

COOPERSTOWN, New York – Unsurprisingly, many fans of the Montreal Expos — now the Washington Nationals — were present on Cooperstown’s Main Street this week on the occasion of the Hall of Fame induction for Larry Walker, from this Wednesday the second Canadian with a plaque in the museum and former star of the Quebec … Read more

35 years after the forgotten feat of Argentine basketball against the United States

1626288209 35 years after the forgotten feat of Argentine basketball against

Few remember the feat: our team made the big blow at the World Cup in Spain and beat the future champion of the tournament 74-70. As was customary at the time, the Americans presented a varsity team, but with future NBA stars like Admiral Robinson and Steve Kerr, and they only lost that game. Andres … Read more