Jews and Black Baseball, March 21

Join us at the NYU Bookstore on Wednesday, March 21, for another event in our Revealer Reading Series:

March, 21 2012 | 5:00 – 6:30pm

726 Broadway, New York


Out of Left Field: Jews and Black Baseball (2011, Oxford)

REBECCA ALPERT (Temple University) will read from her new book which explores how Jewish sports entrepreneurs, political radicals, and a team of black Jews from Belleville, Virginia called the Belleville Grays–the only Jewish team in the history of black baseball–made their mark on the segregated world of the Negro Leagues.

Respondent: JUDITH WEISENFELD (Princeton University).

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