Viva Baseball

Viva Baseball

Director: Dan Klores

Cast: Dan Klores, Luis Tiant, Rod Carew, Keith Hernandez

     
 

For baseball fans who know there's more to the game than who can hit the longest home run, filmmaker Dan Klores offers this award-winning look at the Latin American athletes who changed the face of America's national pass-time. Major League Baseball has a rich history of Latino players who overcame racism and cultural divides to triumph on the diamond. In the… See more details below

Overview

For baseball fans who know there's more to the game than who can hit the longest home run, filmmaker Dan Klores offers this award-winning look at the Latin American athletes who changed the face of America's national pass-time. Major League Baseball has a rich history of Latino players who overcame racism and cultural divides to triumph on the diamond. In the documentary, Boys of 2nd Street Park director Klores utilized rare archival footage and extensive interviews with such legends as Keith Hernandez, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, and Carlos Beltran to detail the lives and legacies of the men who risked it all to live out their dreams.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/03/2006
UPC:
0013131494396
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:38:00

Special Features

Full-frame presentation (1.33:1); Languages: English & Spanish; Extra interview footage

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Luis Tiant Participant
Rod Carew Participant
Keith Hernandez Participant
Alex Rodriguez Actor
Pedro Martinez Participant
Miguel Tejada Participant
Carlos Beltran Participant
David Ortiz Participant
Cookie Rojas Participant
Fernando Valenzuela Participant
Juan Marichal Participant
Felipe Alou Participant
Tony Perez Participant
Vic Power Participant
Orlando Cepeda Participant
Orestes "Minnie" Minoso Participant
Marc Anthony Narrator
Roberto Clemente Actor

Technical Credits
Dan Klores Director,Producer
Douglas J. Cuomo Score Composer
Lou DiBella Executive Producer
Libby Geist Associate Producer
Jake Bandman Associate Producer
Gary Levy Editor
John Miller-Monzon Associate Producer
Jack Newfield Co-producer
Joe Sousa Associate Producer
Charles Stuart Producer,Screenwriter
David Zieff Editor

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- ¡Viva! Baseball
1. Viva Baseball (Main Titles) [7:48]
2. The Growing Game [7:35]
3. Integration [8:47]
4. To Be Black [10:07]
5. Scouting for New Talent [8:53]
6. Pride [10:04]
7. Hot Temper [9:13]
8. Following the Legacy [10:25]
9. The Pitch [8:41]
10. Drugs & Alcohol [7:54]
11. Recognized [6:15]
12. End Credits [1:53]

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