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Black diamonds : life in the Negro leagues from the men who lived it

Author: John Holway
Publisher: New York, NY : Stadium Books : Distributed by the Talman Co., 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on interviews with players from the Negro Leagues, this book recounts a history of the Leagues and their players.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Holway
ISBN: 0962513237 9780962513237
OCLC Number: 22664650
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The country of the past --
Country Jake: Paul "Jake" Stephens --
Papa Chet: Chet Brewer --
An American giant: Ernest "Willie" Powell --
The Black Terry: George Giles --
Black star of Philadelphia: Gene Benson --
An American monarch: John "Buck" O'Neil --
Ese hombre: Willard "Home Run" Brown --
Black eagle: Max Manning --
The Millers' giant killer: Dave Barnhill --
When Red Sox were black: Verdell Mathis --
Cherokee: Johnny Davis --
The big red gray: Wilmer Fields --
League leaders.
Responsibility: [compiled by] John B. Holway.

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