Saturday, January 16, 2010

Art Rust Jr., author and radio host, dies at 82

Art Rust Jr., author of the pioneering baseball book "Get That Ni--er Off The Field" and WABC sports talk radio host, died Tuesday at a hospital in Manhattan. He was 82. The cause of death was from complications of Parkinson’s disease, said his daughter, Suzanne Rust. For more complete coverage of Rust's career, click here.

Get That Nigger Off the Field: An Oral History of Black Ballplayers from the Negro Leagues to the Present


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