Raceball: How The Major Leagues Colonized The Black And Latin Game

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From an award-winning writer, the first linked history of African Americans and Latinos in Major League BaseballAfter peaking at 27 percent of all major leaguers in 1975, African Americans now make up less than one-tenth--a decline unimaginable in other men's pro sports. The number of Latin Americans, by contrast, has exploded to over one-quarter of all major leaguers and roughly half of those pla...

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press; 1/22/12 edition (February 21, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0807048070
ISBN-13: 978-0807048078
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 902351
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book

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I finished Raceball today. I found the book very informative, especially for those interested in baseball history. Rob Ruck provides an explanation as to why baseball has declined in the black community. The historian also explains the decline of pro...



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minors. Award-winning historian Rob Ruck not only explains the catalyst for this sea change; he also breaks down the consequences that cut across society. Integration cost black and Caribbean societies control over their own sporting lives, changing the meaning of the sport, but not always for the better. While it channeled black and Latino athletes into major league baseball, integration did little for the communities they left behind.By looking at this history from the vantage point of black America and the Caribbean, a more complex story comes into focus, one largely missing from traditional narratives of baseball's history. Raceball unveils a fresh and stunning truth: baseball has never been stronger as a business, never weaker as a game.