ESPN Films 30 for 30: Fernando Nation DVDItem Number: 24781206
See where "Fernandomania" all began with the ESPN Films® 30 for 30: Fernando Nation DVD. Nicknamed "El Toro" by fans, this unlikely 19-year-old Mexican pitcher by the name of Fernando Valenzuela took the MLB® by storm in 1981 with his signature look to the heavens and killer screwball. This documentary explores the euphoria around Fernando's arrival and the subsequent phenomenon that transcended baseball for many Mexican-Americans.
- ESPN Films® 30 for 30: Fernando Nation DVD
- Director: Cruz Angeles
- Subtitles available: English, Spanish
- Plot: In 1981, Fernando Valenzuela took the MLB® by storm. Director Cruz Angeles recalls the euphoria around Fernando's arrival and the impact it had on the Mexican-American community. Also hear from Valenzuela's perspective.
- Run Time: 51 minutes
- Rating: Not Rated
- ESPN Films
Country of Origin: United States