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By Jerry Guibor

ISBN-10: 1491701676

ISBN-13: 9781491701676

Jim Aldredge was once a fantastic baseball participant and signed a certified agreement at age 17. In his moment season, he used to be hit within the left eye by way of a thrown ball. He ultimately misplaced sight within the eye, yet he tried comebacks and used to be enjoying rather well -- higher than such a lot avid gamers with sturdy eyes. however the politics of baseball and racism made him are aware of it used to be time to come to Fresno and get an schooling. He already had enrolled at Fresno urban collage and used to be graduated with an affiliate of Arts measure. He endured at Fresno country the place he got bachelors and master's levels whereas operating complete time for the town of Fresno. He earned a Ph.D. from Golden Gate collage and in addition studied at Oxford. At nights, he taught at Fresno urban collage, the collage of San Francisco and finally turned an entire professor at Fresno kingdom -- all of the whereas he was once operating complete time as an assistant urban supervisor. He used to be made intervening time urban supervisor a couple of times whilst mayors and administrations might switch, yet an intruder regularly acquired the task. Then, ultimately, the town got here to achieve that they had the suitable guy all alongside. He left the town whilst alterations have been at the horizon and taught at Fresno kingdom till he retired in 2008. He was once named a professor emeritus. He then created a starting place to aid aspiring scholars and athletes, and activities programs.

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