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The Forgotten History of African American Baseball

eBook

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 slavery, through the Negro Leagues and integration period, and beyond.

  • Presents a wide variety of original materials, documents, and historic images, including a never before published certificate making Frederick Douglass an honorary member of an early Black baseball team and author-conducted personal interviews

  • Chronological chapter organization clearly portrays the development of Black baseball in America over a century's time

  • Contains a unique collection of period photographs depicting the people and sites of Black baseball

  • A topical bibliography points readers towards literature of Black baseball and related topics


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    Publisher: ABC-CLIO

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: June 24, 2014

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    • ISBN: 9780313379857
    • Release date: June 24, 2014

    EPUB eBook

    • ISBN: 9780313379857
    • File size: 3081 KB
    • Release date: June 24, 2014


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    Languages

    English

    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 slavery, through the Negro Leagues and integration period, and beyond.

  • Presents a wide variety of original materials, documents, and historic images, including a never before published certificate making Frederick Douglass an honorary member of an early Black baseball team and author-conducted personal interviews

  • Chronological chapter organization clearly portrays the development of Black baseball in America over a century's time

  • Contains a unique collection of period photographs depicting the people and sites of Black baseball

  • A topical bibliography points readers towards literature of Black baseball and related topics


  • Expand title description text