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Wilber "Bullet" Rogan and the Kansas City Monarchs

Author: Phil Dixon
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Both a biography of Wilber "Bullet" Rogan and a history of his great Kansas City Monarchs teams, 1920-1938, this work pays tribute to a man considered baseball's greatest all-around player. During his career, the Monarchs won two negro league World Series and five pennants, in addition to launching careers of several players and conducting barnstorming tours"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wilber Rogan; Wilber Rogan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Dixon
ISBN: 9780786444250 0786444258
OCLC Number: 615339825
Description: ix, 217 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: West-3541 --
Uncle Sam, Uncle Tom and Boss Wilkie --
Birth of a big league star --
A most valuable asset --
Salute to the long ball --
The man on the bench --
A surge in popularity --
Going, going, not gone yet --
A lifetime in the sun --
The reign of error --
A hero's farewell --
The supreme Monarch.
Responsibility: Phil S. Dixon.

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-a breakthrough book with a wealth of details and pictures never before published---John Holway, author of Voices of the Great Black Baseball Leagues. "a breakthrough book with a wealth of details Read more...

 
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