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What were the Negro Leagues?

Author: Varian Johnson; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2019. © 2019
Series: What was?
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This baseball league that was made up of African American players and run by African American owners ushered in the biggest change in the history of baseball. In America during the early twentieth century, no part was safe from segregation, not even the country's national pastime, baseball. Despite their exodus from the Major Leagues because of the color of their skin, African American men still found a way to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Varian.
What were the Negro Leagues?
New York : Penguin Workshop, 2019
(DLC) 2019030687
(OCoLC)1090750949
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Varian Johnson; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9781524790004 1524790001
OCLC Number: 1127907706
Target Audience: Ages: 8-12 years.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: What were the Negro Leagues? --
The beginning of baseball --
The first black pro teams --
Early black baseball stars --
The father of black baseball --
A league of their own --
The Negro Leagues grow --
The second Negro national League --
The Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays --
The great experiment --
Jackie Robinson --
The end of an era --
Their place in history --
Timelines --
Bibliography.
Series Title: What was?
Responsibility: by Varian Johnson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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