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Adrian Burgos Jr.

Adrian Burgos Jr.
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Adrian Burgos, Jr. teaches at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Playing America’s Games: Baseball, Latinos and the Color Line. His work has been featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter, NPR, and other media outlets.

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Adrian Burgos, Jr.
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When the selection committee voted Alejandro "Alex" Pompez into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006, some cried foul. A Negro-league owner during baseball's glory days, Pompez was known as an early...

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