Sep 30, 2021
4:35 PM
Originally published at Audioboom

Days before the start of Major League Baseball’s playoff season, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela speaks with L.A. Times columnist Gustavo Arellano about the 40th anniversary of Fernandomania and the impact that legendary Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela had on the Latino community in Southern California and the rest of the United States.

Here is one of the videos from the L.A. Times series:


All 17 videos are here.

Featured image: Fernando Valenzuela sits in the Shea Stadium locker room in New York City, on May 12, 1981. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Latino Rebels Radio is produced by Oscar Fernández of the Latino Media Collective.

Music courtesy of La Plebe.