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  • Illinois professor part of Latino baseball project and book for Smithsonian

    Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos Jr. is a co-author of a new book for the Smithsonian about baseball’s role in Latino culture in the U.S.

    Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos Jr. is a co-author of a new book, “¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues,” about baseball’s role in Latino culture in the U.S. The book is an outgrowth of a collection project organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Adrian Burgos Jr., email burgosjr@illinois.edu; Twitter @adburgosjr

    “¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues” is published by the Smithsonian Scholarly Press.