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Andrew ''Rube'' Foster, A Harvest on Freedom's Fields

This book is about Andrew "Rube" Foster
Explore the remarkable journey of Andrew "Rube" Foster in "Andrew 'Rube' Foster, A Harvest on Freedom's Fields." This compelling biography, rooted in two decades of meticulous research, charts the life of an influential baseball pitcher, manager, and visionary. Foster, born to a former slave, transcended racial barriers to establish the Negro National League in 1920, providing unprecedented opportunities for African-American athletes and reshaping the landscape of American baseball. His tenure in Chicago and subsequent contributions as a team manager highlight a saga of resilience and leadership that spurred economic equality and racial justice in sports. Published on June 25, 2010, this narrative is an essential read for those in adult education, enriching understanding of education equity, racial justice, and economic justice through the lens of sports history. Foster's story is not just about baseball; it's a powerful testament to the enduring fight for social progress and the indomitable spirit of those who lead it.
Published by XLIBRIS on June 25, 2010
218 pages
ISBN: 9781450096577
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