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Raceball

how the Major Leagues colonized the Black and Latin game

by Rob Ruck

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRob Ruck
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV867.64 .R83 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495061M
ISBN 109780807048054
LC Control Number2010037079
OCLC/WorldCa641520963

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Incorporating personal interviews with many former players and personalities, such as Harold Tinker, Ted Page, Mal Goode, and August Wilson, who have since passed away, Ruck relies on their voices from the grave and his deep knowledge of black and Latin baseball to make his narrative truly sing."—Brad Brand: Beacon Press.

The colliding histories of black and Latin ballplayers in the major leagues have traditionally been told as a story of their shameful segregation and redemptive integration.

Jackie Robinson jumped baseball's color line to much fanfare, but integration was painful as well as triumphal.

It gutted the once-vibrant Negro Leagues and often subjected Latin players to Jim Crow racism. Baseball historian Rob Ruck writes about how that happened in his new book, Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game. In 'Raceball', A Look At Players And Race.

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That makes his book exceptional. Raceball, an expose of sorts on major league baseball, gets down to some serious business without posturing or grandstanding. Read Beacon Press’s description of Raceball: How The Major Leagues Colonized The Black And Latin Game.

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Jackie Robinson jumped baseball's color line to much fanfare, but integration was painful as well as triumphal. The colliding histories of black and Latin ballplayers in the major leagues have traditionally been told as a story of their shameful segregation and redemptive integration.

Jackie Robinson jumped baseball’s color line to much fanfare, but integration was painful as well as triumphal. It gutted the once-vibrant Negro Leagues and often subjected Latin players to Jim Crow racism.

From hard-working farm boy growing up in post-World War I Van Meter, Iowa, to the youngest All-Star and longest-lived Hall of Famer, sharp-witted Bob Feller distills nine decades of hard-earned wisdom—gleaned from experiences both on and off the diamond—in his.

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