Tag Archives: Politics

Frank Worrell: Cricket’s Jackie Robinson

Every baseball fan knows the Legend of Jackie Robinson: how he was the first man to integrate baseball; how he was vilified and slandered, and yet maintained his discipline and strength and classiness to the end; and how his story … 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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