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The Negro Leagues, 1869-1960

Leslie A. Heaphy - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 383 pages
At his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, former Negro League player Buck Leonard said, "Now, we in the Negro Leagues felt like we were contributing something to ...
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Voices from the Pastime: Oral Histories of Surviving Major Leaguers, Negro ...

Nick Wilson - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 216 pages
Presents reminiscences by twenty former baseball players and five sports writers about their days in the game during the 1920s and early 1930s.
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Black Baseball and Chicago: Essays on the Players, Teams and Games of the ...

Leslie A. Heaphy - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 267 pages
""Founded in 1920, the Negro National League comprised teams throughout the Midwest, but the league's groundwork was laid in one city--Chicago. This work presents notable ...
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The Negro Leagues in New Jersey: A History

Alfred M. Martin, Alfred T. Martin - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 280 pages
This work examines the historical significance of the state of New Jersey in the Negro League legacy, especially the black baseball players, teams, owners and managers, and ...
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The Forgotten History of African American Baseball

Lawrence D. Hogan - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 269 pages
For 100 years, African Americans were barred from playing in the premier baseball leagues of the United States—where only Caucasians were allowed. Talented black athletes ...
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Black Ball: A Negro Leagues Journal, Vol. 6

Leslie A. Heaphy - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 184 pages
Under the guidance of Leslie Heaphy and an editorial board of leading historians, the peer-reviewed journal offers new, authoritative research on all subjects related to black ...
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Celebrating Ourselves: African-Americans and the Promise of Baseball

Daryl Russell Grigsby - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 436 pages
Celebrating Ourselves demonstrates how baseball is intricately woven in the fabric ofAfrican-American family, social and political life. Beyond the significant accomplishments ...
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Outsider Baseball: The Weird World of Hardball on the Fringe, 1876–1950

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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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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Black Barons of Birmingham: The South's Greatest Negro League Team and Its ...

Larry Powell - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 226 pages
"Emphasizes first the accomplishments within the organized black leagues of the 1920s through 1947 (the year Robinson broke the color line); then the Black Barons of subsequent ...
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