Zamora, Robert Castoreno 2009-05-29

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Robert C. Zamora offers insight into the challenges he faced as a Hispanic striving in Anglo American schools and careers as an athlete and coach

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Castoreno Zamora

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Date: May 29, 2009


Interviewer: Jorge Iber

Length: 00:56:21


Background, Growing up in San Antonio, Father’s work, Sibling college education, Interest in competitive sports, Selecting baseball & basketball, Brothers, Migrant work, North Dakota, Public School, Catholic School, School & Athletics, High school athletic career, Baylor, Coach Garis, College searching, Baylor, Basketball at Baylor, Hispanic social life at college, Discussions/Conversation, Cafeteria confrontations, Overcoming prejudice, Highlights from baseball career at Baylor, Injuries, After College, Coaching, Moving to San Antonio, Head baseball coach & walkout, South Sun Coaching, Head of Baseball program, Overcoming racial prejudice from parents, System & program, The importance of Mexican-American as head coach, administrator, Parent reaction to success, Stopped recording, Nothing recorded

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