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Heroes of the Negro leagues

Author: Jack Morelli; Mark Chiarello
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published as trading cards in 1990, these out-of-print watercolor images by award-winning artist Mark Chiarello are now collected for the first time in book form, along with incisive text by Jack Morelli and 39 brand-new images created especially for this book, including portraits of Satchel Paige, Hank Aaron, and Jackie Robinson. The legendary Negro Leagues are regarded with reverence and awe, and play a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morelli, Jack.
Heroes of the Negro leagues.
New York : Abrams, 2007
(OCoLC)608522228
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Morelli; Mark Chiarello
ISBN: 9780810994348 0810994348
OCLC Number: 85484985
Description: 126 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm + DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction / Monte Irvin --
1. Josh Gibson, catcher --
2. Judy Johnson, third base --
3. Buck O'Neil, first base --
4. Willie Foster, pitcher --
5. Pop Lloyd, shortstop --
6. Henry Aaron, right field --
7. John Beckwith, shortstop --
8. Martin Dihigo, pitcher --
9. Ernie Banks, shortstop --
10. Jose Mendez, pitcher --
11. Max Manning, pitcher --
12. Mule Suttles, first base --
13. Hilton Smith, pitcher --
14. Ben Taylor, first base --
15. Willard Brown, center field --
16. Rube Foster, pitcher --
17. Satchel Paige, pitcher --
18. Spot Poles, center field --
19. Cristobal Torriente, right field --
20. Biz Mackey, catcher --
21. Dobie Moore, shortstop --
22. Bruce Petway, catcher --
23. Monte Irvin, left field --
24. Oscar Charleston, center field --
25. Leon Day, pitcher --
26. John Donaldson, pitcher --
27. Dave Brown, pitcher --
28. Dick Lundy, shortstop --
29. Home Run Johnson, shortstop --
30. Oliver Marcelle, third base --
31. Willie Mays, center field --
32. Smokey Joe Williams, pitcher --
33. Buck Leonard, first base --
34. Jackie Robinson, second base --
35. Willie Wells, shortstop --
36. Chino Smith, center field --
37. Andy Cooper, pitcher --
38. Newt Allen, second base --
39. Turkey Stearnes, center field --
40. Jud Wilson, third base --
41. Lois Santop, catcher --
42. Pete Hill, center field --
43. Ray Brown, pitcher --
44. Double Duty Radcliffe, catcher --
45. Sammy T. Hughes, second base --
46. Ray Dandridge, third base --
47. Cannonball Redding, pitcher --
48. Frank Grant, second base --
49. Bullet Rogan, pitcher --
50. Larry Doby, second base --
51. Bingo DeMoss, second base --
52. Alejandro Oms, center field --
53. Dan McClellan, pitcher --
54. Bill Wright, center field --
55. Quincy Trouppe, catcher --
56. Roy Campanella, catcher --
57. Slim Jones, pitcher --
58. Chet Brewer, pitcher --
59. Gene Benson, center field --
60. Cool Papa Bell, center field.
Responsibility: written by Jack Morelli ; illustrated by Mark Chiarello ; introduction by Monte Irvin.

Abstract:

"First published as trading cards in 1990, these out-of-print watercolor images by award-winning artist Mark Chiarello are now collected for the first time in book form, along with incisive text by Jack Morelli and 39 brand-new images created especially for this book, including portraits of Satchel Paige, Hank Aaron, and Jackie Robinson. The legendary Negro Leagues are regarded with reverence and awe, and play a vital role in black history. The publication of these cards marked the first time most of these players ever appeared on baseball cards."--Publisher description.

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