Born on January 7, 1924 in St. Charles, Missouri, James Edward “Jim” Pendleton played shortstop for the Chicago American Giants in 1948 after serving in the military during World War II. 479 more words
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“Racial Prejudice, Racism Intertwined with Baseball” was cowritten with the Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim for EthicsDaily.com. Check out more blogs, videos and interviews on… 828 more words
Sports fans, and especially baseball fans, the media circus has begun regarding Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod as he is popularly known as is one home run away from Willie Mays, storied accomplishment for home runs in a career for a right hand hitter. 278 more words
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The moment has been lauded for over 40 years. It trumped, for a short time, the more ominous brand of “white flight,” that of white folks selling their houses and fleeing to the suburbs.