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Curt Flood in the Media

Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist-Athlete

Curt Flood in the Media( )
Author: Khan, Abraham Iqbal
Series title:Race, Rhetoric, and Media Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61703-946-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Examines the public discourse surrounding Curt Flood, the star center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals throughout the sixties. In 1969, Flood was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. By examining the mainstream press, the black press, and primary sources, including Flood's autobiography, Khan exposes the complexities of what it means to be a prominent black American athlete - in 1969 and today.

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Law / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.51 Inches
Book Weight:0.73 Pounds

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