Dr. David Zang (Photo by Elaina Clarke/TU student)

Dr. David Zang, a professor of Kinesiology at Towson University, will speak about the history of African-Americans in baseball on Saturday, March 12, at the Towson Library on York Road at 2 p.m. Zang will be speaking about the social and legal issues that have added to the success of African-Americans in baseball, according to the Daily Digest.

Zang’s speech will focus on the different eras of African American history. Specifically, he will outline , “the Reconstruction years, the barnstorming years from 1900-1920, and the years of the professional leagues from 1920 until Jackie Robinson’s debut with the Dodgers in 1947,” he said.

Zang has been a professor of kinesiology at Towson University since 1995, and has also taught sports writing.


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