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The Baseball Bat Through the Eyes of Artists
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The Baseball Bat Through the Eyes of Artists

Bat Boyz Bat Boyz is a work that reflects the important theme of racial segregation in American baseball. Created by artist Alison Saar, who often explores historical and cultural aspects of African American identity in her work, Bat Boyz utilizes baseball bats as a foundational element symbolizing the sport's history. Heads carved onto these bats represent players from the Negro League. This league emerged during a period when professional…

Sabina Ježková 29.3.2024