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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lawrence D Hogan
|Description:||269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Baseball, and something more besides --
Coming to bat in Sundown baseball --
The beginnings: 19th-century blackball --
The age of great players playing for great independent teams, 1900-1920 --
"New Negroes" in the midst of American sport's golden age, 1920-1930 --
The "New Negro" as baseball player, 1920-1930 --
Hard times for America and for blackball, 1930-1940 --
The seasons of change, 1940-1947 --
A history that is lost? Stolen? Strayed?, 1947-present.
|Responsibility:||Lawrence D. Hogan.|
"This is a book for the serious fan of history and baseball. Hogan does an excellent job of placing the players in their time, explaining what was going on in this country that allowed the barriers