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Havana Hardball

by Eric M. Washington. Review of Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League by César Brioso. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. 2015. Print. I began to read this book on March 1, which was a very … Continue reading

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“Youneverknow:” My Journey into Afro-Latino History and Culture

by Eric M. Washington. On September 8, 2015 Joaquin Andujar died. The vast majority of the readers of this blog have no idea who this man was. When I learned of his death, it reminded me of why I study … Continue reading

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Re-Orienting the Contemporary Narrative of African Americans in Baseball

by Eric M. Washington. It is very late on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. This particular day and year marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Many historians and Americans in general consider Lincoln that most significant president in this … Continue reading

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