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America"s national pastime

a study of race and merit in professional baseball

by Bret L. Billet

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Baseball -- United States -- History.,
    • Discrimination in sports -- United States.,
    • United States -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-158) and index.

      StatementBret L. Billet and Lance J. Formwalt.
      ContributionsFormwalt, Lance J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 B56 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1272052M
      ISBN 100275951936
      LC Control Number95003331

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