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|All Authors / Contributors:||
James A Riley
|Description:||926 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||This "is the first book ever to comprehensively document the careers of the 4,000 players on the Negro League teams of major league caliber. Spanning from 1872 through 1950, it includes the careers of the Hall of Famers who played in both the Negro Leagues and the major leagues, like Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Satchel Paige, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks, Roy Campanella, and Monte Irvin --
and all their predecessors who had no choice but to play in the Negro Leagues.... This book contains a biographical sketch and statistics of each player's career, with more space for better-known players" --
|Responsibility:||James A. Riley ; with a foreword by Monte Irvin.|