MEXICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL HALL OF FAME

Mario Molina

Mario Molina, Chemist, Scientist, Nobel Prize Winner

Physical chemist Mario Molina was interested in science at an early age and created his own chemistry lab in a bathroom at his home.

After completing his studies in Mexico and Germany, he moved to the United States to obtain an advanced degree in physical chemistry at the U.C. Berkeley.

He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on the effects of man-made compounds on the ozone layer... Continue reading

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After Various Close Calls, Lizette Salas Earns First LPGA Win At Kingsmill Championship

Lizette Salas didn’t have to wait long to be tested in her latest attempt at a breakthrough victory on the LPGA Tour.

The challenge came on the first hole Sunday in the Kingsmill Championship, after the Mexican-American was overly cautious with her first putt, leaving it nearly 10 feet short of the cup with a sliding, downhill . . . → Read More: After Various Close Calls, Lizette Salas Earns First LPGA Win At Kingsmill Championship

MEXICAN AMERICAN BASEBALL IN THE CENTRAL COAST

RA Santillán, C Docter, A Bermúdez, E Navarro…
… He is the 2012–2014 poet laureate of California. FRONT COVER: Ernie Cervantes, shown here
in 1940, was known as “Mr. Baseball” within the Sacramento Mexican American community. He
was good enough to be offered a professional contract with the St. Louis Browns. …
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Mexican American Baseball in the Inland Empire

RA Santillan, MA Ocegueda, TA Cannon… – 2012
… While some attention is given to the rise of individual professional and major-league players,
the emphasis rests on the celebration of ethnic identity and community solidarity that Mexican
American baseball leagues provided Inland Empire barrios. …
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Why MLS takes a backseat to Mexico

ESPN
Some are two years out of college, just two years as professionals. I had a teammate at Pachuca who made his first-division debut at age 15. [In Mexico], it’s just different.” The travel MLS teams must endure during the regular season
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Portland Trail Blazers’ Kaleb Canales is Living a Dream Read more:

Fox News
Canales became the NBA’s first Mexican-American head coach when the Trail Blazers fired Nate McMillan last Thursday. He is also only the second active head coach in the league with Latino roots, the other being Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors …
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