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African American Pioneers of Baseball: A Biographical Encyclopedia

Lew Freedman - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 298 pages
Presents brief portraits of twenty legendary African American baseball players who contributed to the integration of Major League baseball.
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Cool Papas and Double Duties: The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues

William F. McNeil - Sports & Recreation - 2005 - 256 pages
Many of the great ballplayers of the Negro League have been forgotten simply because baseball's Hall of Fame would not recognize black players until Jackie Robinson and Satchel ...
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Rube Foster in His Time: On the Field and in the Papers with Black Baseball ...

Larry Lester - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 264 pages
"Andrew "Rube" Foster stands among the best African American pitchers of the 1900s, he made his name as the founder and president of the Negro National League, the first all ...
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Outsider Baseball: The Weird World of Hardball on the Fringe, 18761950

Scott Simkus - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 336 pages
Outsider Baseball is the story of a forgotten world, where independent professional ball clubs zig-zagged across America, plying their trade in big cities and small villages ...
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I Was Right On Time

David Conrads, Buck O'neil - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 272 pages
From Babe Ruth to Bo Jackson, from Cool Papa Bell to Lou Brock, Buck O'Neil has seen it all. As a first baseman and then manager of the legendary Kansas City Monarchs, O'Neil ...
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The Most Famous Woman in Baseball: Effa Manley and the Negro Leagues

Bob Luke - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 256 pages
Never one to mince words, Effa Manley once wrote a letter to sportswriter Art Carter, saying that she hoped they could meet soon because I would like to tell you a lot of ...
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Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend

Larry Tye - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 328 pages
He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete ...
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Fair Dealing and Clean Playing: The Hilldale Club and the Development of ...

Neil Lanctot - Sports & Recreation - 1994 - 298 pages
The Hilldale Club of Darby, Pennsylvania, was the dominant team in black baseball during the 1920s. Their success came about largely through the efforts of Hilldale president ...
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The Integration of Baseball in Philadelphia

Christopher Threston - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 198 pages
"The book provides biographical and statistical information on some of the African American players who were confronted with discrimination, and also looks at the white players ...
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