On Constitution Ave, NW between 7th and 9th streets
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

Latinos have emerged as baseball’s largest minority group over the last two decades, highlighted by the pitching of Pedro Martínez and the hitting exploits of Alex Rodriguez. In Playing America’s Game: Baseball, Latinos, and the Color Line, Adrian Burgos examines the long history of Latinos in U.S. professional baseball, focusing particularly on their significant presence in the Negro Leagues. Winner of the first Latino Studies book award from the Latin American Studies Association.

Free and open to the public. Enter through the Special Events Entrance on the corner of 7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.

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Added by Kawilmes on August 22, 2007

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