The pitcher and the dictator

Satchel Paige"s unlikely season in the Dominican Republic
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African American baseball players, Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo (Baseball team), Pitchers (Baseball), Baseball, Biography, Hi
Other titlesSatchel Paige"s unlikely season in the Dominican Republic
StatementAverell "Ace" Smith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.P3 S64 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26952878M
ISBN 101496205499
ISBN 139781496205490
LC Control Number2017036451
OCLC/WorldCa1009183218

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Louis Browns is dealt with at the end of the book. Also included is a description /5(16). In Satchel Paige became the first African-American to pitch in the modern Major Leagues. This central story in this book however is the season when Satchel Paige left the Negro Leagues in America for a $30, paycheck to The pitcher and the dictator book in the Dominican Republic for the dictator Trujillo/5.

The rise and fall of dictator Rafael Trujillo is detailed and ends with his assassination in May of The career of Satchel Paige in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians and St.

Louis Browns is dealt with at the end of the book. Also included is a description of the various pitches that Paige had in his arsenal/5(16). The Pitcher and the Dictator is an extraordinary story of race, politics, and some of the greatest baseball players ever assembled, playing high-stakes games in support of one of the Caribbean’s cruelest dictators.

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The Pitcher and the Dictator Book Description: Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play a short baseball tournament in support of the.

The Pitcher and the Dictator is an extraordinary story of race, politics, and some of the greatest baseball players ever assembled, playing high-stakes games in support of one of the Caribbean's cruelest dictators.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Smith, Averell “Ace”. The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Pp. 14 photographs, 6 illustrations, 2 tables, appendix, and index.

$ hardcover and eBook. $ paperback. Reviewed by Leslie Heaphy Author Averell Smith paints a vivid picture of a season in the.

The book is a fascinating exploration into the life of Trujillo as well as for life of black players in the s.

The book dries up at times, but does well to not so much focus on every ball and strike, but to look at the context of the eventsThe Pitcher and the Dictator by Averell Smith University of Nebraska Press pp.

Get this from a library. The pitcher and the dictator: Satchel Paige's unlikely season in the Dominican Republic. [Averell Smith] -- "Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican.

The Pitcher and the Dictator Satchel Paige's Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic. by Averell "Ace" Smith. Published by: Nebraska.

pages, x mm, 14 photographs, 2 tables, 1 appendix, index. ISBN: ; Published: April ; £ Recommend to Library. The Pitcher and the Dictator by Averell "Ace" Smith Baseball Books Soon afterwards Satchel Paige accustomed at bounce training in to angle for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and bristles of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were absorbed to the Dominican Republic.

Averell Ace Smith is the author of The Pitcher and the Dictator ( avg rating, 24 ratings, 7 reviews)/5(7). Then the baseball and the dictator are destined to be together. In Trujillo’s re-election campaign his generals believe he should put together the best baseball team they can buy.

This trail leads to the black pitcher from the Negro League and Satchell Paige. Others follow like. The country's dictator ran the team. I just had to learn more - and this book was a good introduction to not only Paige's experience on the island but also some other Negro League stars who also made the journey.

Here is my review of "The Pitcher and the Dictator". The Pitcher and the Dictator is an extraordinary story of race, politics, and some of the greatest baseball players ever assembled, playing high-stakes baseball in support of one of the Caribbean's cruelest dictators. Averell "Ace" Smith is a political consultant and lifelong baseball fanatic.

He is a thirty-year veteran of state and national. The Pitcher and the Dictator alternates the perspectives of various actors from the tournament, beginning with Paige, Trujillo, and Dr. José Enrique Aybar, the dentist and Trujillo sycophant who worked to ensure that the capital-based Dragones de la Ciudad Trujillo (Trujillo City Dragons.

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The Pitcher and the Dictator by Ace Smith $ Bjorn Skaptason interviews author Ace Smith about his new book, The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige's Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic. Easy money leads to a murderer as a team manager and the world's worst incentive program for American baseball players lured by Trujillo's demented dreams of glory.

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Today we are joined by Averell “Ace” Smith, The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic (University of Nebraska Press, ).

Smith is a political consultant and a lifelong baseball fan who became enamored with the game when he bought a copy of the edition of The Official Encyclopedia of Baseball at a school rummage sale.

The Pitcher and the Dictator Soon after Leroy “Satchel” Paige arrived at spring training in to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and James “Cool Papa” Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play in a baseball tournament in support of the.

Looking for a book by Averell Ace Smith. Averell Ace Smith wrote The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige's Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic, which can be purchased at a lower price at   When I was a kid, every baseball game I went to with my dad, if there was a good pitcher out there, the point of comparison was always to the great Satchel Paige.

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Averell “Ace” Smith. Article on the author and book in the Los Angeles Times: “While baseball is at the heart of the book, The Pitcher and the Dictator — the pitcher being the legendary Satchel Paige — the story is about much more, including gunboat diplomacy, the blood-drenched history.B&N Exclusives B&N YA Book Club The Best Books of Binge a New YA Series Boxed Sets Explore Get Ready for School: Books & Supplies Trend Shop Popular Authors Victoria Aveyard Cassandra Clare Sarah Dessen John Green Sarah J.

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