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Pumpsie & Progress: The Red Sox, Race, and Redemption
     

Pumpsie & Progress: The Red Sox, Race, and Redemption

by Bill Nowlin
 
Built around a biographical essay on the life and career of Pumpsie Green, the first African American to play for the Boston Red Sox, the last major-league baseball team to integrate, Pumpsie & Progress offers essays from a half-dozen authors on matters ranging from Jackie Robinson to the Red Sox of today. Contributing authors include George Mitrovich, David Muchnick

Overview

Built around a biographical essay on the life and career of Pumpsie Green, the first African American to play for the Boston Red Sox, the last major-league baseball team to integrate, Pumpsie & Progress offers essays from a half-dozen authors on matters ranging from Jackie Robinson to the Red Sox of today. Contributing authors include George Mitrovich, David Muchnick and Frances Muchnick Goldstein, David Nevard and David Marasco, Bill Nowlin, Glenn Stout, and Chris Wertz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579401757
Publisher:
Rounder Books
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Bill Nowlin has edited or authored over 25 books on the Boston Red Sox, and has also written on both popular music and politics.

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