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The California Winter League : America's first integrated professional baseball league

Author: William McNeil
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The California Winter League was the first to bring together Negro league teams and white professional teams in one league. Operating from October through February from the early part of the century until the late 1940s, it generally consisted of one or more Negro league teams, which included Hall-of-Famers Satchel Paige, Turkey Stearnes, Willie Wells, and Cool Papa Bell on their rosters, and three or more white
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William McNeil
ISBN: 0786413018 9780786413010
OCLC Number: 49627671
Description: ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: California, from wasteland to fantasyland --
The California Winter League, an overview --
The early years, 1900-1919 --
Season summaries, 1920-1924 --
Season summaries, 1925-1929 --
Season summaries, 1930-1934 --
Season summaries, 1935-1939 --
Season summaries, 1940-1944 --
Season summaries, 1945-1947 --
A final look back.
Other Titles: America's first integrated professional baseball league
Responsibility: by William F. McNeil.
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This work is a complete history of the California Winter League from its beginnings around 1912 to its golden years from 1924 to 1935 to its final demise in the 1940s. It provides an overview of the  Read more...

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