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Author Alpert, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Trachtenberg), 1950-

Title Out of left field : Jews and Black baseball / Rebecca T. Alpert
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 236 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Summary An eye-opening look at one of baseball's little known stories the relationship between Jews & Black baseball in Jim Crow America, this text explores how Jewish sports entrepreneurs political radicals & a team of black Jews called the Belleville Grays made their mark on the segregated world of the Negro Leagues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Baseball -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Racism in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Relations with Jews -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199897360 ebook