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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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Few and Chosen Negro Leagues: Defining Negro Leagues Greatness

Monte Irvin, Phil Pepe - Sports & Recreation - 2007 - 240 pages
Monte Irvin, a New York Giants star player who got his start in the Negro Leagues, pays homage to baseball's unsung heroes and long-forgotten stars by selecting the top five ...
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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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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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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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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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The Forgotten History of African American Baseball

Lawrence D. Hogan - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 269 pages
This text gives readers the chance to experience the unique character and personalities of the African American game of baseball in the United States, starting from the time of ...
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