Money Pitcher: Chief Bender and the Tragedy of Indian Assimilation
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BeschreibungCharles Albert Bender was one of baseball's most talented pitchers. By the end of his major league career in 1925, he had accrued 212 wins and more than 1,700 strikeouts, and in 1953, he became the first American Indian elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. But as a high-profile Chippewa Indian in a bigoted society, Bender knew firsthand the trauma of racism. In
PortraitWilliam C. Kashatus is a professional historian who earned a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania. A regular contributor to the Philadelphia Daily News, he is the author of several books, including September Swoon: Richie Allen, the '64 Phillies, and Racial Integration (Penn State, 2004), the winner of the 2005 Dave Moore Award presented by Elysian Fields Quarterly.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PENNSYLVANIA ST UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 199 Seiten