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African American pioneers of baseball : a biographical encyclopedia

Author: Lew Freedman
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Greenwood Press, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents brief portraits of twenty legendary African American baseball players who contributed to the integration of Major League baseball.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freedman, Lew.
African American pioneers of baseball.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007000420
(OCoLC)77830135
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lew Freedman
ISBN: 9780313082269 031308226X
OCLC Number: 230755650
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 298 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline --
Buck O'Neil --
Judy Johnson --
Buck Leonard --
Cool Papa Bell --
Josh Gibson --
Jackie Robinson --
Roy Campanella --
Don Newcombe --
Larry Doby --
Satchel Paige --
Monte Irvin --
Willie Mays --
Willie McCovey --
Ernie Banks --
Elston Howard --
Minnie Minoso --
Frank Robinson --
Bob Gibson --
Curt Flood --
Hank Aaron.
Responsibility: Lew Freedman.
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Written for students and general readers alike, this biographical encyclopedia chronicles the history of African American baseball through the life stories of the legends who played a significant  Read more...

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