Take Me Out to the Ball Game! How Does Baseball Mirror History?
Baseball has always been a central part of American culture, but did you know that it has an integral part in American history as well? From civil rights to globalization, elements of baseball have mirrored and even led these movements through time. Today, Mary is joined by Adam Cushing, BRI's COO and self-proclaimed baseball aficionado, and Dr. Vincent Cannato, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, to discuss some of the most important movements reflected in baseball and America’s love of the game.
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By the end of this section, you will explain how and why various groups responded to calls for the expansion of civil rights from 1960 to 1980.