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Find out how the Red Sox could have been greater if the owner was not so racist.Published 10 months ago by The Mad One
I highly recommend this book, i'm about half way thru and so far it's a very good book. i like how they talk about the times in the 60's and 70's, when i was coming up. Read morePublished on July 7, 2014 by Thomas R. Garcia
I grew up in Boston with the Red Sox and knew much of the racial history of the team, but this book filled in the gaps and honestly addressed the often disappointing and... Read morePublished on April 11, 2013 by Michael Herlihy
I can't say whether I would've liked the entire book. But I can say that the pages I read which included the story of Charles Stuart killing his wife for insurance money and... Read morePublished on September 30, 2011 by W. Powell
I picked up Howard Bryant's coverage of race and baseball in the city of Boston at the outstanding Brattle Book Shop at 9 West Street during my first visit to the city a few weeks... Read morePublished on August 20, 2011 by Michael Javier
This is one of the best books I have read. While it may be centered on baseball, and the title certainly implies as much, this is much more than just a book about baseball. Read morePublished on August 3, 2009 by Phil Kasiecki
This book is a marvel of reporting. A tightly written exposure of eth Yawkey traditions and how the cronyism of the Sox ownership was teh real "curse" of the Sox. Read morePublished on March 25, 2007 by Ryan T. Cooney
THIS IS AN INTERESTING BOOK AT TIMES AND VERY TRUE. THE AUTHOR SEEMS TO KEEP TELLING US ABOUT THE WORKOUT JACKIE ROBINSON HAD WITH THE RED SOX THAT WAS STAGED TO COVERUP THE TRUTH... Read morePublished on March 27, 2004
In my opinion, the exploration of racism in the Boston Red Sox baseball organization is just an awesome, interesting topic for a book. Read morePublished on December 16, 2003