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The history of great black baseball players

Author: Melvin B BergmanWilliam M SpeckinKen LuedersBud MorganErnie BanksAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Fries Home Video, ©1990.
Series: American sports heroes.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Examines the accomplishments of great black baseball players from the infancy of the old Negro National League in 1920, through its heyday in the 1930's and 40's; from the first appearance of a black player in the major leagues to the emergence of today's superstars.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
History
Sports films
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin B Bergman; William M Speckin; Ken Lueders; Bud Morgan; Ernie Banks; Hank Aaron; Ozzie Smith; Lou Brock; Whitey Herzog; Monte Irvin; Fries Entertainment (Firm); Fries Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 21534604
Credits: Producers, Melvin B. Bergman and William M. Speckin; writer, Ken Lueders; director, Bud Morgan.
Performer(s): Hosted by Ernie Banks ; with special appearances by Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, Whitey Herzog, Monte Irvin, and Ozzie Smith.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 45 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American sports heroes.
Responsibility: Fries Entertainment, Inc. ; producers, Melvin B. Bergman and William M. Speckin ; writer, Ken Lueders ; director, Bud Morgan.

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Examines the accomplishments of great black baseball players from the infancy of the old Negro National League in 1920, through its heyday in the 1930's and 40's; from the first appearance of a black player in the major leagues to the emergence of today's superstars.

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