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Baseball integration

Previous entries to the Bookshelf on Dr. King include this piece on his baseball connections. And another here. And this one, titled “Baseball and Dr. King.” Two books published in 2017  — The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball’s Golden Age and One Nation Under Baseball: How the […]

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Opinions vary

March 2, 2016

Graham Womack published this ranked list of the 25 greatest baseball books on The Sporting News site. When I wrote 501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die, I made a decision not to put them in an order other than alphabetical to avoid having to defend my choices. Such a method invites arguments […]

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Bryan Soderholm-Difatte, author of The Golden Era of Major League Baseball: A Time of Transition and Integration, will help celebrate Black History Month at an event at the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse in Manhattan on Feb. 4., at 7 p.m. From the event announcement: Beginning with Jackie Robinson’s rookie season in 1947, Soderholm-Difatte provides a careful and thorough […]

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