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As an avid baseball fan I wanted to read about what it would have been like for a young African-American (colored boy to use the term of the times) to play in the minor leagues in... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jeff Cooke
It felt like I was there in that moment in history. The book was hard to put down and you wished it would go on forever.Published 8 days ago by Cindy
Good read for a lazy summer evening or in front of fireplace in the Winter.Published 6 months ago by MADMAX
I bought this with the promise of only reading it on the treadmill, and it has to be interesting to make the treadmill time pass quickly! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Abbijoy
LOVED this book about a 1950s sports writer who slowly comes to recognize that inequality is inhumane. I loved that the narrator was not really the main character. Read morePublished 17 months ago by MBarg28
This is an engrossing tale of small town America.
A quick read, well written and entertaining.
You will root for the young man in this story! Read more
Heartwarming, disturbing, beautifully written novel about the early civil rights movement and integration of minor league baseball in the South. Read morePublished on November 20, 2012 by Elizabeth Van Etten
I loved this book. It deals with America trying to come to grips with civil rights and integration through the lens of baseball. Read morePublished on June 25, 2012 by Jim Brumm
While I've read a lot of books about the Civil Rights movement and the South, this was a very fresh take. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by ready to read