Adrian Burgos, Jr.


Professor, University of Illinois

It was at the ball park, where the Dominican people felt at most liberated to celebrate, to be critical, to be boisterous.

Adrian Burgos, Jr., is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Illinois. He is the author of Cuban Star: How One Negro League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball (Hill & Wang, 2011) and Playing America?s Game: Baseball, Latinos, and the Color Line (University of California Press, 2011).



Saturday, October 15

CIW Talk: Baseball & Tradition

What does America?s love of baseball say about our culture, and why does the game continue to enamor and define us? The historic Wrigley Field... read more
Speakers: John Thorn, Adrian Burgos, Jr., Bob Tewksbury, Chad Harbach, Gunny Harboe, Dave Winfield, Ernie Banks
Wrigley Field 1060 West Addison Street

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