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Title:
The Negro leagues, 1869-1960
Author:
Heaphy, Leslie A., 1964-
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Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
viii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Background and origins -- Laying the foundations -- The first Negro national league -- The Negro leagues move east -- Not the stats, but life as a ball player off the field -- Negro league owners and management -- A new Negro national league -- Publicity and promotion -- Barnstorming -- The local scene -- South of the border -- Moving toward integration -- Opening the doors -- Demise of the Negro leagues -- Conclusion -- Appendix A, African American teams competing before 1920 -- Appendix B, African American players whose careers began before 1920 -- Appendix C, Negro league teams and opponents -- Appendix D, Negro league standings, 1920-1955 -- Appendix E, Latin American players in the Negro leagues -- Appendix F, Negro league players in Latin America.
ISBN:
9780786413805
Format :
Book

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