Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh
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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Ruck (History, Chatham Coll.) has written a fascinating account of sport in the Iron City's black community. Focusing on 20th-century sandlot baseball, he argues that teams like the Pittsburgh ... Read full review