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News, Feature World Series: During the Great Depression, a Wild Experiment in Baseball History Defied Segregation

World Series: During the Great Depression, a Wild Experiment in Baseball History Defied Segregation

All the local politicos turned out for the event. Berkeley Mayor Edward Ament rose to give the welcome address, and John Hassler and Hollis Thompson — the city managers of Oakland and Berkeley, respectively — also yakked a little bit.…
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