"A superb inside look at how the national pastime has reinvented itself. Alan Klein's writing is engaging and his research is top-notch. His efforts remind me of that Johnny Cash song. When it comes to the globalization of baseball, Klein has been ''everywhere.''"--Tim Wendel, author of "The New Face of Baseball: The One-Hundred-Year Rise and Triumph of Latinos in America's Favorite Sport"
About the Author
Alan M. Klein is professor of sociology and anthropology, Northeastern University. He is author of Sugarball: The American Game, The Dominican Dream, published by Yale University Press; and Baseball on the Border: A Tale of Two Laredos. He lives in Boston.