Here is an eye-opening look at one of baseball's most intriguing and little known stories: the many-faceted relationship between Jews and black baseball in Jim Crow America. In Out of Left Field, Rebecca Alpert explores how Jewish sports entrepreneurs, political radicals, and a team of black Jews called the Belleville Grays made their mark on the segregated world of the Negro Leagues.
1: Baseball Was America; 2: The Business of Black People Before Integration; 3: The Conflict Over Baseball Comedy; 4: Ending Jim Crow Baseball: The Jewish Contribution; Bibliography
Dimensioni: 235x156 mm.
Illustration Notes:24 illus.
Pagine Arabe: 272