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The forgotten players : the story of black baseball in America

Author: Robert Gardner; Dennis Shortelle
Publisher: New York : Walker and Co., 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Traces the history of the Negro leagues that evolved due to segregation in professional baseball and the experiences of black players from the late nineteenth through the early twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gardner; Dennis Shortelle
ISBN: 0802782485 9780802782489 0802782493 9780802782496
OCLC Number: 26399429
Description: vi, 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From slavery to segregation in early baseball --
Rube Foster and the Negro National League --
Gus Greenlee and a new negro league --
Life in the negro leagues --
Barnstorming with the negro leaguers --
The integration of baseball.
Responsibility: Robert Gardner and Dennis Shortelle.

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Traces the history of the Negro leagues that evolved due to segregation in professional baseball and the experiences of black players from the late nineteenth through the early twentieth century.

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