Too Fantastic to Be True

Even when the “final solution” became apparent, why did the ...


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Baseball

Browse the NOW and THEN Baseball titles listed below.

High and Tight

United States History U.S. History Sports History

When Hank Greenberg challenged Babe Ruth’s home run record he became a hero to American Jews.  On the 100th anniversary of his birth, Ray Robinson remembers the man, the player, and the prejudice he overcame.

Tags:  Hank Greenberg - Detroit Tigers - Anti-Semitism - Jews in Baseball - Baseball - Slugger

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Don't Kill The Umpire

U.S. History Sports History Essays Sports

Baseball was not always a game of quiet courage played by gentlemen, as Peter Morris shows in this fascinating historical profile of the rise and fall of violence as a part of our national pastime. 

Tags:  Baseball - Umpires - Baltimore Orioles

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Peanuts, Popcorn & American Presidents

United States History American History U.S. History Sports History Sports

No politician who yearns for the White House would dare turn his back on the National Pastime. Ray Robinson surveys the presidential attitude toward baseball since the early twentieth century, separating the enthusiasts from the pretenders.

Tags:  Baseball - Slugger - Kindle book - Baseball - Umpires

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