Dr. Mario Longoria: Latinos in American…

I recently read an excellent review of a new book by Mario Longoria and Jorge Iber, Latinos in American Football: Pathbreakers on the Gridiron, 1927 to the Present. The review, published in the prestigious journal, Choice, commented that based on personal interviews and related research, “the authors tell stories of hardship, racism, dedication, and triumph...The careers of distinguished, trailblazing players and coaches and their successes in memorable games are recounted.” This essay is based on an interview with Mario Longoria about the book.

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