Saturday, November 14, 2009

Writing about Josh Gibson right now...

Why is it that it took me ten years to realize that the X-Files baseball episode "The Unnatural" was about Josh Gibson, and the alien in the character "Josh Exley" was a metaphor for the alienation black ballplayers felt for not being allowed to play Major League Baseball?

1 comment:

733714 said...


What has generated your interest in the Negro leagues?