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March 26, 2010

Baseball on Our Minds

Filed under: African American, History, Sports — pennefesm @ 3:48 pm

php7ksF4TWith Saturday’s open house at the new Target Field, followed by the Gophers­-Louisiana Tech game, we’re reminded of the many terrific baseball stories in Swinging for the Fences: Black Baseball in Minnesota,edited by Steve Hoffbeck. Here’s a fun sample: “Willie Mays with the Minneapolis Millers, 1951.”

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