spacer
Faculty Photo
spacer
Page Index
Education
Fields of Interest
Courses Taught
University Rank
Scholarship
Invited Scholarly Paper Presentations
Consultant/Media Contributions
Fellowships/Grants
Service
Keynote Addresses
Lectures
Colloquia Participant
Professional Associations
spacer
Resources
BlackBoard CoursesNew Browser or website icon
CatalogNew Browser or website icon
spacer
Contact
Information
History Dept
CSU Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382
See: Maps & Directions
Building: Bizzini Hall
Building #2 - See
Map
Office:
C 118D - See
Map
Phone:
(209) 667-3692
FAX:
(209) 667-3132
E-mail:
SRegalado@csustan.edu
Department site:
History
spacer
Office Hours:
by appointment
spacer
Problems or Comments:
Contact web administrator
spacer
spacer
spacer
Samuel O. Regalado
spacer
Professor
spacer
Back arrow
Education:
Ph.D., Washington State University, 1987 (History)
M.A., Washington State University, 1983 (History)
B.A., California State University, Northridge, 1980 (History)
A.A., Los Angeles Valley College, 1975 (History)
spacer
Fields of Interest:
United States
Latin America
East Asia
U.S. Ethnic and Immigration
U.S. Sport
U.S. Legal
spacer
Courses Taught:
^ top of page
Course Course Title/Link to Syllabus
HIST 2600 Problems in U.S.
HIST 3090 Contemporary World (team taught)
HIST 3510 Latin America in Colonial Times
HIST 3520 Latin America in Modern Times
HIST 3630 U.S. After the Civil War
HIST 3640 Recent U.S.
HIST 3720 U.S. Ethnic and Immigrant Past
HIST 3800 East Asia in Traditional Times
HIST 3810 East Asian in the Modern World
HIST 4500 History of Mexico
HIST 4690 Sport in the U.S.
HIST 4710 Mexican American History
HIST 4960 Senior Seminar
HIST 5910 Graduate Studies-U.S.
spacer spacer
spacer
University Rank:
^ top of page
Course Course Title/Link to Syllabus
1997- Professor, CSU Stanislaus
1992-1997 Associate Professor (tenure), CSU Stanislaus
1988-1992 Assistant Professor, CSU Stanislaus
1987-1988 Visiting Lecturer, CSU Stanislaus
spacer spacer
spacer
Scholarship:
^ top of page
Books
Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and their Special Hunger (Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois Press, 1998). 1999, 2007 reprints.1999 Casey Award “Book of the Year” finalist; 1999 North American Society for Sport History finalist; San Francisco Chronicle “Top Three Most Highly Recommended Books” for 1998; Listed as among “Nonfiction Authors, Bestselling” for 1998 in Latin American Studies Network (LASNET).

Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life, co-edit with Jorge Iber (College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 2007). Winner of the 2008 North American Society for Sport History “Anthology of the Year” award.

Latins in Sport (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, forthcoming), co-author with Jorge Iber, Jose M Alamillo, and Arnoldo DeLeon.
spacer
Research Essays in Scholarly Anthologies
“Invisible Baseball: Japanese Americans and their Game in the 1930s,” in Donald Kyle, ed. Baseball in America and America in Baseball: 2006 Walter Prescott Webb Lecture Essays (College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 2008): 32-51.

“Read All About It! The Spanish Language Press and the Dodgers and Giants, 1958-1982,” in Jorge Iber and Samuel O. Regalado, ed., Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life (College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 2007): 145-159.

“Invisible Identity: Mexican American Sport and Chicano Historiography,” in Jorge Iber and Samuel O. Regalado, ed., Mexican Americans and Sports: A Reader on Athletics and Barrio Life (College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 2007): 233-245.

“The Latin Quarter in the Major Leagues: Adjustment and Achievement,” in Lawrence Baldassaro and Richard A. Johnson, ed., The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002): 162-176.

“Baseball Along the Columbia: The Nisei, their Community, and their sport in Northern Oregon,” in John Bloom and Michael Willard, ed., Sport, Race and Culture (New York: New York University Press, 2002): 75-85.

“Sammy Sosa Meets Horatio Alger: Latin Ballplayers and The American Success Myth,” in Robert Elias, ed., Baseball and the American Dream: Race, Class, Gender, and the National Pastime (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2001): 71-75.

“From the Heart: Rural and Urban Nisei Baseball: A Comparison,” in Brian Niiya, ed., More Than a Game: Sport and the Japanese American Community (Los Angeles: Japanese American National Museum, 2000): 138-147.

“Jackie Robinson and the Emancipation of Latin American Baseball Players,” in Joseph Dorinson, ed., Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports, and the American Dream (New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1998): 157-164. Book won 1998 Macmillan-Society for American Baseball Research Award.

“Sport and Community in California’s Japanese American ‘Yamato Colony,’ 1930-1945,” in David K. Wiggins, ed., Sport in America: From Wicked Amusement to National Obsession (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1995): 239-250. 
spacer
Published Articles in Refereed Journals
“Baseball’s Kakehashi: A Bridge of Understanding and the Nikkei,” forthcoming, International Journal of Sport History.

“Fighting for Lost Causes: Sport and Social Justice,” forthcoming, Journal of Sport History.

“Roberto Clemente: Images, Identity, and Legacy,” International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 25, Issue 6 (2008): 678-690.

“Clay v. U.S. (1971): Muhammad Ali and the Warren Burger Court,” Journal of Sport History, Volume 34, Number 2 (Summer 2007): 169-182.

“Hey Chico! The Latin Identity in Major League Baseball,” Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Fall 2002): 16-24.

“Latin Players on the Cheap: Professional Baseball Recruitment in Latin America and the Neocolonialist Tradition,” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 1 (Fall 2000): 9-20.

“Incarcerated Sport: Nisei Women’s Softball and Athletics during the Japanese American Internment Period,” Journal of Sport History, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2000): 431-444.

“Play Ball! Baseball and Seattle’s Japanese American ‘Courier League,’ 1928-1941,” Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 87, No. 1 (Winter 1995-96): 29-37.

“Dodgers Beisbol is on the Air: The Development and Impact of the Dodgers Spanish-Language Broadcasts, 1958-1994,” California History, Vol. LXXIV, No. 3 (Fall 1995): 280-89.

“Image is Everything: Latin Baseball Players and the United States Media,” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture,” Vol. 13 (1994): 101-114.

“Sport and Community in California’s Japanese American ‘Yamato Colony,’” Journal of Sport History, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Summer 1992): 130-143.

“The Minor League Experience of Latin American Baseball Players in Western Communities, 1950-1970,” Journal of the West (January 1987): 65-70.

“Baseball in the Barrios: The Scene in East Los Angeles Since World War II,” Baseball History, (Summer 1986): 47-59.
spacer
Encyclopedia Essays
Steven Reiss, ed., Encyclopedia of North America Sport (New York: M.E. Sharpe, forthcoming):
“Roberto Clemente”

Joseph S. Tulchin, ed., Encyclopedia of Latin America History and Culture, 2nd Edition (Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA, forthcoming):
“Luis Aparicio”
“David Concepcion”
“Nomar Garciaparra”
“Tony Perez”
“Fernando Valenzuela”

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002):
“Sammy Sosa” (379-380).

David L. Porter, ed. African American Sports Great (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995):
“Willie McCovey” (193-95).
“Eddie Murray” (233-35).

David L. Porter, ed. Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball: Volume 3 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994):
“Felipe Alou” (16-17).
“Dagoberto Campaneris” (40-41).
“Rico Carty” (45-46).
“David Concepcion” (217-18).
“Fernando Valenzuela” (224-25).

David L. Porter, ed., Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball: Volume 2 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994):
“Cesar Cedeno” (320).
“Miguel Cuellar” (325-27).
“Robert Grich” (351).
“Anthony LaRussa” (360).
“James Maloney” (362-63).
“Anastasio Perez” (367-69).

David L. Porter, ed., Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Basketball and other Indoor Sports (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987):
“Rosalynn Sumners” (517-18).

David L. Porter, ed., Biographical Dictionary of American Sports: Baseball (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987):
“Bill Madlock” (371-73).
“Joe Morgan” (404-05).
spacer
Published Articles in Popular Magazines/Newsletters
“Beisbol in El Norte,” Humanities (The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities), Vol. 16, No. 4 (July-August 1994): 44-47.

“The Special Hunger: The Latin Impact in the Major Leagues,” Oakland Athletics Magazine (1993).

“The Forgotten People: The Latin Impact and Rise of America’s Latin Community, 1940-1993,” Update (Montana Council for the Social Studies Quarterly Newsletter), (Spring 1993): 6-8.
spacer
Published Reviews in Refereed Journals
Gerald R. Gems, The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism (Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 2006) in The Pacific Historical Review, forthcoming.

“Base Lines: Beyond the National Pastime and Its Meanings,” review essay of Jules Tygiel, Past Time: Baseball as History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000) and Reflections on Jackie Robinson, Race, and Baseball History (Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 2002) in Reviews in American History, Vol. 31, No. 2 (June 2003): 298-306.

Joseph L. Arbena and David G. LaFrance, eds., Sport in Latin America and the Caribbean (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2002) in The Americas, Vol. 61, No. 1 (July 2004).

Charles K. Ross, Outside the Lines: African-Americans and the Integration of the National Football League in The American Historical Review, Vol. 106, No. 4 (October 2001): 1419.

Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2000): 548-49.

Rob Ruck, The Tropic of Baseball: Baseball in the Dominican Republic (New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1993) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Summer 1994): 214-19.

Jerry Malloy, Sol White’s History of Colored Base Ball with Other Documents on the Early Black Game, 1886-1936 (Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1995) in Sports History Review, No. 28 (1997): 69-70.

George Eisen and David K. Wiggins, ed., Ethnicity and Sport in North American History and Culture (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994) in Journal of American Ethnic History, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Spring 1995): 122-23.

Paul J. Zingg and Mark D. Medeiros, Runs, Hits, and an ERA: The Pacific Coast League, 1903-58 (Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois Press, 1994) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Spring 1995): 77-79.

Alan M. Klein, Sugarball: The American Game, The Dominican Dream (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Winter 1003): 281-83.

San Diego “Hall of Champions” museum in the Journal of Sport History, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Summer 1992): 191-92.

Joseph L. Arbena, ed., An Annotated Bibliography of Latin American Sport (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1989) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Summer 1991): 281-83.

Joseph L. Arbena, ed., Sport and Society in Latin America: Diffusion, Dependency, and the Rise of the Mass Culture (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988) in the International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 8, No. 1 (May 1991): 164-66.

Movie review of “Eight Men Out.” Produced by John Sayles (A Sanford/Pillsbury Production, 1988) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 1990): 133-36.

Happy Chandler with Vince Trimble, Heroes, Plain Folks, and Skunks: The Life and Times of Happy Chandler (Chicago: Bonus Books, 1989) in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 1990): 92-94.

John B. Holway, Blackball Stars: Negro League Pioneers (New York: Meckler Publications, 1986) in Canadian Journal of History of Sport (December 1989): 92-93.
Gerald A. Brandmeyer, “Baseball and the American Dream: A Conversation with Al Lopez,” Tampa Bay History, No. 3 (Spring-Summer 1981): 48-73 in Journal of Sport History, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 1984): 81.
spacer
Invited Scholarly Paper Presentations:
^ top of page

“Baseball’s Kakehashi: A Bridge of Understanding and the Nikkei,” presented at the “Mapping an Empire of American Sports: Expansion, Assimilation, and Resistance from Global Perspectives: An International Conference and Workshop, The Bancroft Library, The University of California, Berkeley, September 17, 2009.

“A Heartbeat for Change,” presented at the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) conference, Ashville, North Carolina, May 23, 2009.

“Baseball’s Kusabi,” presented at the “Sport and Race Symposium” at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, October 14, 2006.

“Clay v. U.S. (1971): Muhammad Ali and the Warren Burger Court,” presented at the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) conference, Glenwood Springs, CO, May 16, 2006.

“Invisible Baseball: Japanese Americans and the National Pastime,” presented as part of the 41st Annual Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures on “Baseball in America and America in Baseball, University of Texas, Arlington, March 9, 2006.

“Nisei Baseball and the American Mainstream” presented at the Western Historical Association conference, Scottsdale, AZ, October 14, 2005.

“Roberto Clemente: Race, Integration, and Legacy,” presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Asilomar, CA, May 30, 2004.

“Isolation or Assimilation? Dualism and Nisei Baseball,” presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, French Lick, IN, May 24, 2002.

“Balls, Bats, and Barbed Wire: The Rise of Nisei Baseball in the San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond,” presented at the American Historical Association (AHA) conference, San Francisco, CA, January 5, 2002.

“Read All About It! Spanish-Language newspapers and their coverage of the Dodgers and Giants,” presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Banff, Alberta, CANADA, May 28, 2000.

“Latin Players on the Cheap: Professional Baseball Recruitment in Latin America and the Neocolonialist Tradition,” presented at the “Baseball in the Global Era: Economic, Legal, and Cultural Perspectives Symposium,” University of Indiana, Bloomington, ID, February 1, 2000.

“Baseball along the Columbia: The Nisei, Their Sport, Their Community,” paper presented at the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB/AHA) conference, Portland, OR, August 9, 1997.

“Jackie Robinson and the Emancipation of Latin Black Baseball Players,” paper presented to the “Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports, and the American Dream,” commemoration conference, Long Island University, Brooklyn campus, April 3, 1997.

“The Special Hunger: Latin Baseball Players, Assimilation and Acculturation,” paper presented at the Organization of American Historians (OAH) conference, Chicago, IL, March 30, 1996.

“The Courier League: The Nisei Baseball Experience in Seattle, 1930-1941,” paper presented to the Western Historical Association (WHA) conference, Denver, CO, October 12, 1995.

“Dodgers Beisbol in on the Air: The Development and Impact of the Dodgers Spanish-Language Broadcasts, 1958-1994,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, May 21, 1995.

“Image is Everything: Latin Baseball Players and the United States Press, “ paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Albuquerque Preparatory Academy, Albuquerque, NM, May 29, 1993.

“The Battle of San Francisco: The Marichal-Roseboro Affair, August 1965,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA, May 25, 1992.

“’Incarcerated Sport:’ Nisei Women during Internment,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, May 25, 1991.

“Fernando Valenzuela and the Rise of ‘Hispanicism,’” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Banff, Alberta, CANADA, May 27, 1990.

“Las Senoritas de Glendale,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, May 26, 1989.

“Felipe Alou: A Forgotten Egalitarian,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 21, 1988.

“Speak English, Coach: Preston Gomez of the Spokane Indians,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, May 30, 1986.

“Baseball in the Barrios,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI, May 24, 1985.

“Latinos in Baseball’s Purgatory: The Latin Experience in the Minor Leagues, 1950-1968,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, May 28, 1984.

“The Emergence of the Latin American in Major League Baseball, 1950-1968: Racial Conflict and Assimilation,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History, Pennsylvania State University, Mt. Alto, PA, May 30, 1983.

spacer
Consultant/Media Contributions:
^ top of page

Historical Adviser: “El Béisbol: The Story of Latinos in Baseball,” Public Broadcast Network (PBS) documentary, forthcoming.

Guest Historian/Academic Adviser: “The American Experience: Roberto Clemente,” Quiet Pictures Productions. Public Broadcast Network (PBS). Broadcast: April 2008. Winner of 2008 ALMA Awards for “Outstanding Made-For-Television Documentary.”

Guest Historian: Wisconsin National Public Radio (NPR) broadcast, “Here on Earth: Radio without Borders,” March 2006.

Historical Consultant: (2005-2006) “Baseball in the Barrios,” museum exhibit: Baseball Reliquary, Pasadena, CA.

Guest Historian/Consultant: “Viva Baseball: How Latinos Shaped America’s Pastime,” Shoot the Moon Productions (broadcast September 2005, Spike TV). Named “Sports Film of the Year,” by BANFF Global TV International Festival.

Guest Historian: National Public Radio (NPR) broadcast, August 2005.

Guest Historian: “When it was a Game,” Black Canyon Productions (broadcast July 2000, HBO Special Broadcast).

Guest Historian: “Baseball: The Latin Passion,” Major League Baseball Productions (broadcast April 2000, NBC).

Guest Historian: “Twilight and Dawn: The Coloring of American Sport,” national teleconference sponsored by William Paterson University (broadcast February 2000).

Guest Historian: “Baseball’s Latin Beat,” Fox Sports Productions (broadcast September 1998, Fox Broadcast Network).

Historical Consultant: (1998) “Images and Stereotypes:” museum exhibit: Arte Americas, Latin American Cultural Museum, Fresno, CA.

Historical Consultant: “Diamonds in the Rough,” museum exhibit: Japanese American Historical Society, San Francisco, CA.

spacer
Fellowships/Grants:
^ top of page
Louise M. Davies Fellowship, (1998) University of San Francisco. Purpose: Deliver lectures on Latin American baseball and U.S. culture.

CSUS, Research, Scholarship and Creative Action (RSCA) grant, (1995). Purpose: Funding awarded to accumulate data on the northern Oregon Nisei community. Result: Presentation at PCB/AHA conference, August 9, 1997. Published essay in Sports Matters: Race, Recreation, and Culture anthology. Data also helped to construct published articles that came thereafter.

CSUS, Affirmative Action Development Program grant (1994). Purpose: Funding awarded to accumulate data on Seattle Nisei community of the 1930s and its relationship to journalism and sports. Result: Presentation at WHA conference, October 12, 1995. Published article in the Pacific Northwest Quarterly. Data also led to help construct essays that were subsequently presented and published.

Smithsonian Faculty Fellowship (1994). Purpose: Research and consultation on Japanese American Sports in the Internment Camps. National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

CSUS, Affirmative Action Development Program grant (1991). Purpose: Funding awarded to research Central California Nisei community in relationship to athletics prior to and during World War Two. Result: Presentation at NASSH conference, May 25, 1991. Publication of research appeared in the Journal of Sport History and Sport in America: From Wicked Amusement to National Obsession anthology.

CSUS, Research, Scholarship, and Creative Action (RSCA) grant (1991). Purpose: Funding awarded to research Nisei women and athletics. Result: Published article in the Journal of Sport History.

CSUS, Research, Scholarship, and Creative Action (RSCA) grant (1989). Purpose: Funding awarded to accumulate oral accounts and expand secondary materials on Latin American professional baseball players. Result: The publication of Viva Baseball and several articles, media appearances, and scholarly presentations.

Recipient of 1989 CSU Stanislaus "Affirmative Action Development Program" grant was to study the topic of Latin American baseball players and their Northern American experience. Data from this research contributed to a paper presentation at a professional conference (see above in "Scholarly Papers Presented at Formal Conferences" section). Further research from this grant also led, in part, to a publishing contract with the University of Illinois Press.
spacer
Service:
^ top of page
Department of History
Chair, 2007-2008, 2001-2003
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) Advisor, 1990-2000, 2005-2006
Graduate Program Committee, 2002-
Curriculum Committee, 1988-2000
Curriculum Committee, Chair, 2003-
History Club Advisor, 1988-1989.
spacer
CSU Stanislaus
University Senate, 1994-1996, 2003-2005, 2009-
Curriculum Committee, 1995-1997.
Educational Equity Council, 1991-1992.
Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee, 1990-1991.
Committee on Committees, Chair, 1991-1992.
Committee on Committees, 1990-1992.
Latin American Studies Committee, 1991-
University Student Research Competition, 1991.
Ad Hoc Committee, New Faculty Orientation, 1990-1991.
Distinguished Lecturer’s Committee, 1989-1991.
Faculty Development Coordinating Council, 1989-1990.
University Planning Committee, 1989. 
spacer
Professional Organizations/Institutions
Editorial Board, Texas Tech University Press, 2009-
Advisory Board, California Central Valley Museum of Working Class Art and Culture, 2006-
Nominations Committee, Chair, North American Society for Sport History, 2006-2007
Scholarly Advisor’s Board, Baseball Reliquary, 2000-
Members-at-Large, North American Society for Sport History, 1997-1999.
Scholar’s Committee, “Nisei in Baseball: Diamonds in the Rough,” traveling exhibit, National Japanese American Historical Society, San Francisco, 1996.
Publications Board, Chair, Journal of Sport History, 1991-1995
Scholarly Advisory Council, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, 1993-
spacer
Keynote Addresses:
^ top of page

“Fighting for Lost Causes: Sport and Social Justice,” delivered to the North American Society for Sport History Conference. John R. Betts Address. Lake Placid, New York, NY. May 23, 2008.

"Fernandomania and Its Impact," Delivered to Wells Fargo Bank, Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 2007

“Extraordinary People: The Baseball Reliquary Induction of Josh Gibson, Kenichi Zenemura, and Fernando Valenzuela,” delivered to the Baseball Reliquary “Shrine of the Eternals” induction ceremony, July 23, 2006.

“Incarcerated Sport: Japanese Americans,” delivered at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, April 25, 2006.

“Fernando and Beyond,” delivered at Mexican American Baseball ceremony at California State University, Los Angeles, April 23, 2006.

“Hey Chico! The Latin Identity in Major League Baseball,” delivered to Nine Conference, Tucson, AZ, March 10, 2001.

“Balls, Bats, and Barbed Wire,” delivered to Phi Alpha Theta speaker series, California State University, Sacramento, April 29, 1999.

“Viva Baseball,” delivered to the Turlock Reading Group, Turlock, CA, April 13, 1999.

“Sport and the Nisei Community,” delivered to the Japanese American Citizen’s League Installation, Livingston, CA,  February 18, 1995.

“Ethnicity, Racism, and Baseball,” delivered to the Montana Council for the Social Science conference, Billings, MT, October 23, 1994.

“Latinos y Beisbol: Buy me Some Peanuts and Cejeta,” delivered to “Baseball and the Meaning of America” event at Galveston College, Galveston, TX, October 5, 1994. A grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities supported this lecture. This address was also repeated in Spanish to that community’s Latino audience.

“The Special Hunger: Latin Players in the United States,” delivered to the “Imagining Latin America” North Central Council of Latin Americanists conference at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, September 23, 1994.

“Latin Baseball Players and their North American Experience,” delivered to the “Notable Speakers” series at Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, March 28, 1994.

“Sports and World War Two,” delivered to the Turlock Rotary Club, Turlock, CA, June 6, 1993.

“The Japanese American Experience after Pearl Harbor,” delivered to the Delhi/Ballico Lions Club, Delhi, CA, January 16, 1992.

“Perspectives on Christopher Columbus,” delivered to the Program in International and Multicultural Education (PIME) series, CSU Stanislaus, October 9, 1991.

“The Emergence of Latin Athletes in the American Mainstream,” delivered to the Convocation Series, Capital University, Columbus, OH, April 17, 1989.

spacer
Lectures:
^ top of page
“Teaching Mexican American History,” presented to the Modesto Hispanic Leadership Council, Modesto, CA, June 30, 1995.

“Balls, Bats, and Barbed Wire: Nisei Athletics and Internment,” presented as part of the fellowship lecture series of the National Museum of American History Division. Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., May 3, 1994.

“Latin Baseball Players: Assimilation and Acculturation,” presented to the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, March 28, 1994.

“Exploring Cultural Myths, Insights, Experiences, and Issues—The Latin Experience,” presented to the Merced Civic Leadership Council, Merced College, Merced, CA, December 17, 1993.

“The Incarceration of the Japanese in the United States,” presented as part of the “America at War” series. University of Hull upon the Kingston, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, January 23, 1993.
spacer
Colloquia Participant:
^ top of page

“Habeas Corpus and the Bush Administration,” American Civil Liberties Union symposium, CSU Stanislaus, January 17, 2007.

“The U.S. Supreme Court,” Law Day symposium, CSU Stanislaus, May 1, 2006.

“Latinos in California,” symposium at Modesto Junior College, September 16, 1993.

“Making the Grade,” television program panelist. Program sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, July 20, 1993.

“Time” symposium at Turlock High School. Discussion: Methods to incorporate athletics at high school level history curriculum. Turlock, CA, October 16, 1991.

“The Doctoral Experience,” program to CSU Stanislaus graduate students. March 20, 1989.
Summer Bridge Program (1998). Course instructor. CSU Stanislaus.

“A Historical Overview of the United States in Central America,” workshop in the Multicultural Youth Leadership Conference. CSU Stanislaus, November 21, 1987.

spacer
Professional Associations:
^ top of page
Organization of American Historians
North American Society for Sport History
spacer
^ top of page
spacer
CSU Stanislaus Seal
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382
spacer
spacer
||||||| Updated: 10/02/2009
spacer
spacer