The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity

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Index
Aaron, Barney, 117
Abbaticchio, Ed, 93–97, 100, 102, 113n. 2
Abrams, Cal, 126, 127, 131
Abrams, May, 126–27
Adams, Daniel L. “Doc”: background of, 8, 23n. 6; contributions of, 7, 10, 24n. 9; morality of, 22
admission prices: affordable, 31, 126; high, 11, 57, 75, 121
African Americans: Asian Pacific Americans and, 183, 185, 187; black Latinos, 164, 168–69, 172; booking agents and, 80–84; culture of, 70–75; economics and, 68–69, 75–76, 77, 79; integration by, 29, 69, 75–78, 85–88, 155; Jews and, 129–30, 132; other ethnic groups play against, 68, 75, 147, 185, 187; other ethnic groups squeezed out by, 132, 155; as owners, 70–71, 80–85; segregation of, 3–5, 72, 76–80, 172. See also Negro National League
Agbayani, Benny, 192–93
A. G. Spalding & Bros., 16, 18
A. J. Reach Co., 17, 18
Akana, Lang, 190
Akizuki, Mas, 187
alcohol, 8, 22, 30–31, 37, 58–60
Alexander, Charles, 61
Alexander, Grover Cleveland, 105
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, 130
Allen, Lee, 29
Allen, Mel, 135
All Nations club, 190
Almeida, Rafael, 164, 166
Almendares Blues (Cuba), 163
Alou, Felipe, 172, 174, 175
Alou, Mateo “Matty,” 173
Alston, Walt, 131
American Association: ethnicity of players in, 29; founding of, 8, 17, 30–31, 118; permissiveness of, 8, 22, 30–31
American Association Park (Kansas City), 79
American Dream, 4, 34, 92–93, 11112, 113
American Jewish Committee, 130
American League, 36, 37, 45, 118–19, 133–34
American Sportswriters Association, 84
America's National Game (Spalding), 3, 57, 59, 184
Amorós, Edmundo “Sandy,” 169
anglicization. See names
Anglo-Americans: German Americans and, 30, 37; immigration by, 23n. 6, 143; as journalists, 14–16; in origin of game, 6–7, 8–11, 21–22; percentage of players, 29, 50n. 21; professionalization by, 12–14, 16–21, 30
Anson, Adrian “Cap,” 7, 60, 64
Anti-Defamation League, 130
anti-Semitism: against Eastern European Jews, 119; against Freedman, 118; institutionalized, 117; by journalists, 40, 47; against players, 122–23, 125–27, 131, 133, 140n. 53
Anzeiger des Westerns, 32
Aparicio, Luis, 174
Appleton, Pete, 143
Asahi Baseball Club, 187–88
Asian Pacific Americans: achievements of, 191–93; Chinese, 180, 181–83, 18587, 190, 191; clubs formed by, 182–83, 185–90; composition of, 177–78; cultural “border crossings” by, 178–79, 186–87, 191–92, 194; enclaves of, 181, 182–83; Filipino, 180, 188–89;

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Other Books in the Writing Baseball Series ii
  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Foreword xiii
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • 1: Introduction 1
  • 2: The Many Fathers of Baseball 6
  • 3: German Americans in Major League Baseball 27
  • 4: [Slide, Kelly, Slide] 55
  • 5: Unreconciled Strivings 68
  • 6: Before Joe D 92
  • 7: From Pike to Green with Greenberg in Between 116
  • 8: Diamonds Out of the Coal Mines 142
  • 9: The Latin Quarter in the Major Leagues 162
  • 10: Baseball and Racism's Traveling Eye 177
  • Contributors Index 197
  • Contributors 199
  • Index 201
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