Part of the attraction to the Los Angeles Dodgers organization – dating back to the rich history and the grounds Chavez Ravine is built upon – is the connection to the Latino community.
Yesterday at Dodger Stadium, Mookie Betts was asked about this connection now in playing for Los Angeles and it made a bridge into a variety of other subjects, including soccer!
You can see the full video below, with a couple quotes pulled out from Betts’ comments.
First off, Betts is asked about the Latino culture as a whole in baseball and the fans that follow the Dodgers of that ethnic background. Notably, it seems Betts has an immense appreciation for these folks.
“The Latino guys, they mean so much to baseball. I definitely think they should be appreciated more. Especially coming from some of the places that the players come from, and the fans come from. I just thank them for the support, and being eyeballs watching every day.”
Equally important, Betts has an affinity for Latino fashion. Furthermore, we learn where his soccer allegiances lie.
“I’m interested in the [Latino] fashion. And for…