Baseball and the American Jewish Experience

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Mecklermedia Corporation, Jun 1, 1993 - 200 pages
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This study sees baseball as a central element in Jewish-American culture and intellectual life. It details the impact of the national pastime on the Americanization of the early waves of Jewish immigrants, and the on-field and off-field contributions of Jews to the game.

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Peter C. Bjarkman writes extensively about baseball, basketball, and travel-related topics. He has published two previous books on Cuban baseball, plus a history of baseball in Latin America and more than three dozen other titles treating Major League Baseball, NBA basketball, and NCAA basketball. His recent work includes team history encyclopedias on the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks.

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