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The Body Politic

Our book, Right Off the Bat, spends quite a bit of time exploring the less salubrious sides of cricket and baseball, including the corruption that has accompanied the games almost from their beginnings. Although one might wish that double-dealing and … Continue reading

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The Politics of Cricket Continue

It is one of the contentions of our book Right Off the Bat that cricket and baseball have long had similar histories of political interference—usually around race and ethnicity—and have both been the focal points of conflict and the means … Continue reading

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