“No Compromise with Slavery! No Union with Slaveholders,” or “Who was the Last Team to Integrate?”
  • Amy Bass


The student, as I remember, had what could only be described as a wry smile on his face when he asked the question. He already knew the answer. “Professor Bass, who was the last team to integrate?”


Olympic Game Major League Baseball Black Athlete World Series Baseball Team 
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  1. 1.
    Quoted in Howard Bryant, Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston (New York: Routledge, 2002), 29.Google Scholar
  2. 6.
    Glenn Stout, “When the Yankees Nearly Moved to Boston,”, July 18, 2002, accessed on July 6, 2004. For a detailed explanation as to how Babe Ruth ended up in New York, see Stout, Yankees Century: 100 Years of New York Yankees Baseball (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2002).Google Scholar
  3. For the impact of the Curse through the decades in Boston, see Dan Shaughnessy, The Curse of the Bambino (New York: Penguin Books, 2000).Google Scholar
  4. 19.
    See Toby Miller, Sportsex (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002).Google Scholar
  5. 21.
    Another collection in this vein is John Bloom and Michael Willard, Sports Matters: Race, Recreation, and Culture (New York: New York University Press, 2002).Google Scholar
  6. 22.
    See Amy Bass, Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympic Games and the Making of the Black Athlete (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002).Google Scholar

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