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OBITUARY: Jules Tygiel, Baseball Expert, SFSU Historian, and Friend of the CSA, Has Died

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Baseball expert, California historian, professor at San Francisco State, Jules Tygiel wrote a major book on Jackie Robinson, wrote the Chronicle today in his obituary.

The baseball blog, The Griddle, remembered Tygiel and included a video of a lecture he gave to a group of high school students.

Major League Baseball also had an obit of Tygiel.

Photo from his faculty page at SFSU.

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