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Title:
Raceball : how the Major Leagues colonized the Black and Latin game
ISBN:
9780807048054
Publication Information:
Boston : Beacon Press, c2011.
Physical Description:
xiii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
The Gospel of baseball -- Blackball's heyday -- A Latin challenge -- The winds of war -- Integration's curse -- ¡Viva México! -- New Caribbean currents -- Whiteout -- The rise of the academies.
Summary:
By looking at this history from the vantage point of black America and the Caribbean, a more complex story comes into focus, one largely missing from traditional narratives of baseball's history. Raceball unveils a fresh and stunning truth: baseball has never been stronger as a business, never weaker as a game.
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