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Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh (Sport & Society)

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A new preface updates this richly detailed look at the major role sport played in shaping Pittsburgh's black community from the Roaring Twenties through the Korean War. Rob Ruck reveals how sandlot, amateur, and professional athletics helped black Pittsburgh realize its potential for self-organization, expression, and creativity.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-230) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252063428
Author:
Ruck, Rob
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Subject:
Afro-American baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Subject:
African American athletes
Subject:
African American baseball players
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Sports -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History.
Subject:
African American athletes - Pennsylvania -
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Illini Books ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sport and Society
Series Volume:
9348
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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