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Black diamond : the story of the Negro baseball leagues

Author: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack, Jr.
Publisher: New York, New York : Scholastic, 1994. ©1994
Series: Read 180., Stage C.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Satchel Paige, Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Literature
Fiction
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Creative
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack, Jr.
ISBN: 0590458094 9780590458092 0590671707 9780590671705 0590458108 9780590458108 0439123550 9780439123556 059068213X 9780590682138 0758703422 9780758703422
OCLC Number: 28221299
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1995.
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 9-17.; 1100
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Shutout --
Play ball --
Out of the ballpark --
Batter up! --
Bases loaded --
Lineup --
You're out! --
Black diamonds --
Foul ball --
Away games --
Bottom of the ninth --
Winning season --
Close of the Negro Leagues --
Player profiles --
Hall of fame --
Time line --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Read 180., Stage C.
Other Titles: Story of the Negro baseball leagues
Responsibility: Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack, Jr.

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Traces the history of baseball in the Negro Leagues and its great heroes, including Satchel Paige, Monte Irwin, Buck Leonard, and Cool Papa Bell.

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