Jewish Major Leaguers in Their Own Words : Oral Histories of 23 Players. (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Jewish Major Leaguers in Their Own Words : Oral Histories of 23 Players.

Autore: Peter Ephross, Martin Abramowitz.
Pubblicazione: McFarland & Co., Publishers 2012.
Edizione/Formato:   eBook : Document : IngleseVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Between 1870 and 2010, 165 Jewish Americans played Major League Baseball. This work presents oral histories featuring 23 of them. From Bob Berman, a catcher for the Washington Senators in 1918, to Adam Greenberg, an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs in 2005, the players discuss their careers and consider how their Jewish heritage affected them. Legends like Hank Greenberg and Al Rosen as well as lesser-known players  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Electronic books
Tipo materiale: Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Risorsa Internet, Computer file
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Peter Ephross, Martin Abramowitz.
ISBN: 1280489618 9781280489617
Numero OCLC: 794545007
Descrizione: 1 online resource

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Between 1870 and 2010, 165 Jewish Americans played Major League Baseball. This work presents oral histories featuring 23 of them. From Bob Berman, a catcher for the Washington Senators in 1918, to Adam Greenberg, an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs in 2005, the players discuss their careers and consider how their Jewish heritage affected them. Legends like Hank Greenberg and Al Rosen as well as lesser-known players reflect on the issue of whether to play on high holidays, responses to anti-Semitism on and off the field, bonds formed with black teammates also facing prejudice, and personal and Jewish pride in their accomplishments. Together, these oral histories paint a vivid portrait of what it was like to be a Jewish Major Leaguer.

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