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Shadow ball : a novel of baseball and Chicago

Author: Peter M Rutkoff
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Shadow Ball", three men's plans to have the Chicago White Sox be the first major league team to sign a black player are complicated by the eruption of the August 1919 race riot in Chicago, as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Rube Foster; Memphis Minnie; Charles A Comiskey; Charles A Comiskey; Rube Foster; Memphis Minnie
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Rutkoff
ISBN: 0786409819 9780786409815
OCLC Number: 45917121
Description: 228 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Peter M. Rutkoff.

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