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Title:
Black baseball out of season : pay for play outside of the Negro leagues
Author:
McNeil, William.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
ix, 234 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
"This book tells the story of the thousands of Black professional baseball players whose talents were played out in the undiscovered world of the Negro leagues during the twentieth century. Chapter One introduces the swamplands of Florida where two teams of Negro athletes began to gain national attention for their performances in Palm Beach"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- All roads lead to Florida -- Cuban paradise -- 25th Infantry Regiment baseball team -- California, here I come -- Barnstorming -- Puerto Rican winters -- Dominican Republic adventures -- Far away in Venezuela -- Other venues -- Looking back -- Appendix: Negro league player statistics.
ISBN:
9780786429011
Format :
Book