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Oscar Charleston : the life and legend of baseball's greatest forgotten player

Author: Jeremy Beer
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of Oscar Charleston, a Negro Leagues legend and one of baseball's greatest and most unjustifiably overlooked players.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Oscar Charleston
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Beer
ISBN: 9781496217110 149621711X
OCLC Number: 1089260272
Description: xi, 417 pages, 22 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction: Craftsman Chapter 1. Batboy, 1896-1912 Chapter 2. Hothead, 1912-1915 Chapter 3. Riser, 1916-1918 Chapter 4. Star, 1919-1922 Chapter 5. Manager, 1922-1926 Chapter 6. Leader, 1926-1931 Chapter 7. Champion, 1932-1938 Chapter 8. Scout, 1939-1947 Chapter 9. Legend, 1948- Epilogue Acknowledgments Appendix: Statistical Record Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Jeremy Beer.

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