Tag Archives: Baseball

Race and Gender: Are these problematic in the world of baseball?

Before I took this course, my general idea of baseball was that it is a sport for men and not women. Whenever I watch baseball games on TV, it is very rare to see women playing as professional baseball players … Continue reading

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Softball Pants: Proper, Practical, and Professional

The dissimilarities between uniforms for men and women within sports demonstrate how female athletes are governed in inequitable ways that feminize and sexualize female players (MacDonald). Across the spectrum of sports, most female athletes are subjected to wear shorts or … Continue reading

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America: The home of the brave

Major League Baseball is a sport that exemplifies the characteristics of the All American male but what exactly does that mean and does the female fit in this world? Why is it that women are constantly belittled and degraded in … Continue reading

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MLB: American Dream

From my research, I have realized that baseball involves a complicated history of racism and gender discrimination. Many articles discuss about how blacks attained their memberships in Major League by overcoming many struggles in establishing rights for game participations. Many … Continue reading

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Culture-roids vs. Baseball

Throughout my research on baseball I found it very difficult to narrow down a specific research question. ¬†Baseball has plenty of outlets to question, whether the topic pertains to racism, male masculinity, or steroid use. ¬†All topics could pose rather … Continue reading

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Masculinity as the Reason for Sex Division Between Softball and Baseball

Research Question: How does the technology, or the equipment used in Softball promote the ideologies associated with toughness and masculinity? Additionally, how does masculinity establish a difference between Baseball and Softball? “Thinking the Unthinkable” by Ann Travers In the article … Continue reading

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The invisible man that rules baseball

Throughout my research I wanted the focal point to emphasize on gender differences in baseball, but that would have been a huge topic to cover, so instead I will be only looking at the roles that are played by women. … Continue reading

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