Legacy of Pioneers: A Voice for Change

Doug Glanville: “Baseball Has Been Kind of an Exercise in Anthropology”

Universo Béisbol
September 5, 2017
by Reynaldo Cruz

Remembering Wally Yonamine

The Atlantic
February 28, 2016
by Doug Glanville

The Japanese American athlete, who died five years ago, played a significant role in restoring trust between the two countries after World War II.

Why Jackie Robinson Still Matters


April 10, 2012

by Doug Glanville

Sixty-five years after he crossed the color line, his contributions to sport and to the U.S. are undiminished.

When It Was More Than a Game


August 6, 2011

By Doug Glanville

Jackie Robinson had to be a saint—Jimmy Rollins can just play ball Curt Flood had it tough.

After being traded away from the St. Louis Cardinals—a team he did not want to leave—in late 1969, the outfielder challenged Major League Baseball's reserve clause, a relic of baseball's earliest years that allowed teams to hold on to players in virtual perpetuity. Flood's case made it all the way to the Supreme Court. But he lost, and the fight took its toll.

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