For forty years, I can not recall a Latino cast member, and the only character profiled was a cast member making fun of a Hispanic: “Baseball been berry, berry good to me!” Repeated as an infamous SNL catchphrase from SNL first black cast member Garrett Morris, appearing as Chico Escuela. He was A character on "Saturday Night Live". Chico Escuela was actually a make belief baseball player from The Dominican Republic . Chico spoke only broken English, so the entire joke centered on him responding to questions with: "Baseball... been berra berra good... to me."
Garrett Morris on SNL's Chico Escuela and the News for the Hard of Heari...: http://youtu.be/S0GtPwDJyw0?list=PLE-EOYUU4Lb9oqFrGq3rXNuUsgUvo7BLu via @YouTube
Typically he would be introduced by the anchor and..." Soon would follow his standard catchphrase: "Baseball been berry, berry good to me!" Sammy Sosa, at the peak of his stardom in the late 1990s, would sometimes repeat that line as a joke, to the media, albeit in his true-to-life strong Latinos accent.
#SNL40 Means 'Still No Latinos' After 40 Years http://www.latinorebels.com/…/snl40-means-still-no-latinos…/ via @latinorebels