A memoir by George Gmelch, professor of anthropology, was recently published by the University of Nebraska Press.
"Playing with Tigers: A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties" recounts a baseball education unlike any other as he got to know small-town life across the United States against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, civil rights protests and the emergence of the counterculture.
Gmelch discussed his book on WAMC, Northeast Public Radio's program, The Roundtable.
Northeast Public Radio is a member of National Public Radio serving parts of seven northeastern states. These include New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.