Jews and Baseball: Volume 1: Entering the American Mainstream, 1871-1948

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This important book examines the interrelated histories of baseball and American Jews to 1948 -- the year Israel was established, the first full season that both major leagues were integrated, and the summer that Hank Greenberg retired. Covered are the many players, from Pike to Greenberg, as well as the managers, owners, executives, writers, statisticians, manufacturers and others who helped forge a bond between baseball and an emerging Jewish culture in America. Key reasons for baseball's early appeal to Jews are examined ...

Jews and Baseball: Volume 1: Entering the American Mainstream, 1871-1948 2006, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786428281

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