Against the Grain

Against the Grain – March 17, 2014

Has the game of baseball developed independently of social and political forces and movements in this country? Certainly not, says Mitchell Nathanson. He traces the impact of class-based concerns, racial dynamics, labor struggles, and 1960s protest mobilizations on baseball’s origins and development. Nathanson also considers the oft-propagated story of baseball as America.

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