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My life in the Negro Leagues : an autobiography

Author: Wilmer Fields
Publisher: Westport, CT : Meckler, ©1992.
Series: Baseball and American society, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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To Wilmer Fields, the Negro Leagues represented more than simply a collection of all-black teams. To him and to the thousands of other players, owners, managers, and fans, it was a way of life that continued to exercise its magic even after the integration of the white majors. Five major league offers notwithstanding, Fields stayed with black baseball for two and a half decades. As the author states in this charming
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Fields, Wilmer.
My life in the Negro Leagues.
Westport, CT : Meckler, ©1992
(OCoLC)608276103
Online version:
Fields, Wilmer.
My life in the Negro Leagues.
Westport, CT : Meckler, ©1992
(OCoLC)622590604
Named Person: Wilmer Fields; Wilmer Fields
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilmer Fields
ISBN: 0887368506 9780887368509
OCLC Number: 25552121
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 91 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Baseball and American society, 22.
Responsibility: by Wilmer Fields ; with a foreword by John B. Holway.

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In 1939, at the age of 17, Wilmer Fields reported to the Homestead Grays, one of the legendary all black teams in the Negro Leagues. He went on to become one of the finest baseball players the Negro  Read more...

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