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Celebration - Latin Players and U.S. Culture


Building on the success of the great Latin players who came before them, today's popular Latin stars are becoming a familiar part of U.S. culture, promoting the game to both the mainstream market as well as Hispanic communities.

Advertisers increasingly seek out Latin stars to link their products to the players' popularity and multi-cultural appeal.

This glove and equipment bag were used in the 2008 motion picture Sugar, which brought the story of a fictional Dominican prospect to a mainstream U.S. audience.