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The Game

The Game: How Baseball Overcame Segregation is the culmination of my Senior Seminar project at Washington University. We were asked to research a social issue that we were passionate about and design a book around the issue. I investigated the role that the integration of Major League Baseball had on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

The book is broken up in to 3 chapters explaining the history of segregation of baseball, then the story of Jackie Robinson, and then the political aftermath. The majority of the text was gained from Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy by Jules Tygiel.

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The Game

The Game: How Baseball Overcame Segregation is the culmination of my Senior Seminar project at Washington University. We were asked to research a social issue that we were passionate about and design a book around the issue. I investigated the role that the integration of Major League Baseball had on the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

The book is broken up in to 3 chapters explaining the history of segregation of baseball, then the story of Jackie Robinson, and then the political aftermath. The majority of the text was gained from Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy by Jules Tygiel.

Student work created at Washington University in St. Louis, Spring 2013

 
 
 
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