Before beanie babies and Pogs, small rectangles of cardboard were the errant investments of a stratifying American society.
Category Archive: baseball
Goldberger’s book unintentionally reveals that baseball is a representation of America — in its everyday realities of discrimination, exclusion, and inequality.
The 1965 World Series would prove groundbreaking. It marked the first time that two professional baseball teams from […]
“That’s My Little Mexican Shortstop”: A Reflection on Race, Space, and the Origins of the Southern California Bombers Baseball Club, 1998-2002
We were good! We were 13 years-old and travelling to places as far as Arizona, New York, Colorado, […]
On September 1, 1964, Masanori Murakami threw a scoreless eighth inning for the San Francisco Giants. Amid a […]
“I remember traveling to Lake Elsinore, which was a long way in those days,” reminisced Zeke Mejia in […]