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By Joel S. Franks

ISBN-10: 0786465662

ISBN-13: 9780786465668

This booklet chronicles the Hawaiian tourists, a barnstorming baseball crew of multiethnic, multiracial Hawaiians, who performed around the continental U.S. from 1912 via 1916. This workforce took on collage, semi-professional, minor league, and African American nines. within the procedure, they received the vast majority of those video games, whereas subverting venerable racial conventions. It additionally describes the reviews of a few of those gamers after 1916 as they sought baseball careers at the East Coast of the mainland. This booklet sheds mild on a ordinarily untold tale approximately baseball, race, and colonization within the usa throughout the early many years of the twentieth century.

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