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December 1, 2011

Tags: Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, University of Oregon, Knothole Gang, new scout book CAN HE PLAY?

This fall has been an active one for yours truly. I have been pleased that there continues to be interest in my biography of Branch Rickey and especially his role in the signing of Jackie Robinson. In November I talked on the subject at the University of Oregon - part of the traveling exhibit “ (more…)

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Story of baseball's reserve system and the men who fought to change it
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“Lowenfish’s take is detailed and nuanced.... he doesn’t look for simple answers; despite his own abiding admiration, he never sugarcoats or presents Rickey in anything other than a three-dimensional light.”
–David Ulin, Los Angeles Times