Rumbo a las grandes ligas

Featuring MLB all-stars David Ortiz and Vladimir Guererro, this film charts the course of talented baseball hopefuls from the Dominican Republic to the big leagues. Baseball in the Dominican Republic is not just a game; this country produces more professional baseball players than any other country...

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Corporate Authors: Element Productions., IndiePix (Firm)
Other Authors: Ortiz, David, 1975-, Guerrero, Vladimir, 1975-
Language:Spanish
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Summary:Featuring MLB all-stars David Ortiz and Vladimir Guererro, this film charts the course of talented baseball hopefuls from the Dominican Republic to the big leagues. Baseball in the Dominican Republic is not just a game; this country produces more professional baseball players than any other country outside the U.S. For many Dominicans the long, competitive road to a professional baseball career is one of the few viable alternatives to a life of poverty. Young men who embark on this odyssey show the pressure and joy that go along with it. Through the eyes of local kids playing with pebbles to the perspective of two Dominican major league stars, this documentary reveals a side of 'America's Game' that few have ever seen before.
Item Description:Bonus features: an exclusive look at David Ortiz training in the Dominican Republic; behind the scenes at opening day of the Dominican Winter League with MLB stars Hanley Ramirez and Curtis Granderson; previously unreleased interview with Minnesota Twin Carlos Gomez; interview with the director.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD (NTSC), fullscreen (4:3 aspect ratio).
Production Credits:Editor, Ryan Little ; co-producer, Kristen Agrell ; original music, George Langford ; translation, Triana Chez.
Published: New York, NY : Indiepix FIlms, 2008.

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Call Number: GV865.A1 R86 2008
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