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Jules Tygiel

Jules Tygiel was a preeminent historian of American baseball and longtime professor of history at San Francisco State University.  His book Baseball’s Greatest Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy won a number of awards including a Robert Kennedy Book Award.

Prof. Tygiel’s articles on baseball were collected and expanded in Past Time: Baseball as History (2000) and Extra Bases: Reflections on Jackie Robinson, Race, and Baseball History (2002).



Articles by this Author

He was a lieutenant in the Army of the United States: he saw no reason to sit in the back of the bus