Cuban Star:

How One Negro League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball
Event detail
將此活動添加到我的日曆上
 

Join us when Adrian Burgos, Jr. discusses his  book CUBAN STAR.  In this raucous biography he brings to life  Alejandro “Alex” Pompez.   A proud and boisterous Negro League team owner, Alex Pompez rose to prominence during Latino baseball’s earliest glory days. As a passionate and steadfast advocate for Latino players, he helped bring baseball into the modern age. Pompez presided over the twilight of the Negro League, holding it together as long as possible in the face of integration even as he helped his players make the transition to the majors. In his later days as a scout, he championed some of the brightest future Latino stars and became one of Latin America’s most vocal advocates for the game. A book sale by Readers books follows the event.

近期活動

Growing Up in San Francisco's Western Neighborhoods
星期三, 2015年8月5日, 7:00 pm
Merced 分館, Merced 公眾範圍
Growing Up in San Francisco’s Western Neighborhoods
星期四, 2015年8月6日, 7:00 pm
Sunset 分館, 日落區分館兒童室
Growing up in San Francisco's Western Neighborhoods
星期六, 2015年8月8日, 3:00 pm
Anza 分館 , Anza分館會議室

更多相關活動

參加我們的調查