We Are From Hazleton: A Baseball Celebrity Helps Bring His Divided Pennsylvania Hometown Together

By Chris Echegaray & Susan Eaton | Photographs by Emma Lee

Hazleton, PA gained notoriety in 2006 when it became the first municipality to pass its own anti-immigration ordinance. These days, it’s getting attention for an ambitious effort to bring together the Latino immigrant and white communities. Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon, who grew up in Hazleton, helped jump start the burgeoning Hazleton Integration Project.

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