Baseball’s Hidden Resistance

Baseball’s Hidden Resistance

Author Robert Elias joins the Edge of Sports podcast to talk about his new books on baseball.


This week we talk to Robert Elias, author of two books, Baseball Rebels and Major League Rebels. Both are about hidden histories of resistance athletes in the “national pastime.” There is so much interesting and useful history that is worth checking out.

We have Choice Words about the Tampa Bay Rays and Pride Night at the park and the players using religion as cover for their bigotry. We also have a Just Sit Down award for former PGA golfer Phil Mickelson, who is leaving the tour to join up with a new Saudi golf venture and appears to have no moral compunction about it.

All this and more on this week’s show!

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