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- DescriptionLatinos have been a significant presence in organized baseball from the beginning. This study on Latinos and professional baseball since the 1880s tells a story of the men who negotiated the color line at every turn - passing as 'Spanish' in the major leagues or seeking respect and acceptance in the Negro leagues.
- Author BiographyAdrian Burgos Jr., is Assistant Professor of History at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He was a contributing author to Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African American Baseball (2006), served on the Screening and Voting Committees for the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 2006 Special Election on the Negro Leagues, and consulted on the Hall's !Beisbol_Baseball! The Shared Pastime project.
- Author(s)Adrian Burgos
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication04/06/2007
- GenreBall Games: Field & Outdoor
- Series TitleAmerican Crossroads
- Series Part/Volume Number23
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note13 b/w photographs, 2 line illustrations, 5 tables
- Weight467 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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