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Jews and Baseball, Volume 2, The Post-Greenberg Years, 1949-2008

Boxerman, Burton A. & Benita W.

Published by McFarland and Co., 2009
ISBN 10: 0786433574 / ISBN 13: 9780786433575
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Title: Jews and Baseball, Volume 2, The ...

Publisher: McFarland and Co.

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Laminated Boards

Book Condition: good/very good

Signed: Signed By Authors

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330 pages, front endpaper wrinkled, else a very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 029197

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Synopsis: This history follows up on the well-received first volume and traces the arc of Jews in baseball after Hank Greenberg retired in 1948. During this postwar period, Jews saw greater acceptance into the American mainstream as organized anti-Semitism was largely displaced by greater affluence, education, and a more geographically dispersed Jewish community. Jews continued to flourish in baseball--new stars like Al Rosen, Sandy Koufax and Shawn Green debuted, and off the field the era brought more Jewish owners, executives, sportswriters, broadcasters, and even a commissioner. This book further demonstrates how and why Jews and baseball have continued to grow together.

About the Author: A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, Burton A. Boxerman taught history for thirty years and contributes to numerous historical journals. A longtime baseball fan, he lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Writer and researcher Benita W. Boxerman is retired from one of the largest public relations firms in the United States. She is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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