Shut Out: Race and Baseball in Boston

TUE, SEP 16, 2003 (45:40)

Senior sports writer for The Boston Herald, Howard Bryant talks about his new book Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston. In his book, Bryant traces the haunting practice and legacy of racism, chronicling the policies and personality of the Yawkey family as well as the conflicted Boston press that wrestled with its own racial issues, set against the backdrop of Boston's difficult struggle with race.

+ BIO: Howard Bryant

Howard Bryant is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN Magazine. Bryant is the author of three books: Shout Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston, Juicing the Game: Drugs Power and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball, and The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron

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