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Ozzie's rant stems from complicated issues

When Oswaldo Jose Barrios Guillen signed with the San Diego Padres in 1980 out of Caracas, Venezuela, Latin players were undervalued, mistreated and left mostly to fend for themselves.

These are all truths that any players who came up through the minors during that time will verify. Countless stories exist about the difficulties many of these players faced while transitioning to life in the United States, most often illustrated by the need to order the same particular food item because that was the only item on the menu these players knew how to pronounce.

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