Episode #160: Ryan Swanson

Ryan Swanson (“When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime”,¬†Assistant Professor and the director of the Lobo Scholars Program in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico) joins the show. We explore the history of baseball’s rise during Reconstruction, and how the politics of reconciliation firmly kept the game segregated.¬†

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