How One Negro League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball -...

How One Negro League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball -...

Record date: Jan 27, 2011

Adrian Burgos, a professor in the Department of History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, shares the story of Alejandro Pompez, an Afro-Cuban American. The story of Alex Pompez illustrates how the story of Jim Crow and baseball integration are incomplete without a discussion of Latin America and of Latinos' long participation in U.S. professional baseball.

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