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ISBN:0517073420
Author: Rh Value Publishing
ISBN13: 978-0517073421
Title: The Negro Leagues
Format: mbr azw lrf txt
ePUB size: 1409 kb
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Language: English
Category: Baseball
Publisher: Crescent; First Edition edition (March 30, 1993)

The Negro Leagues by Rh Value Publishing



The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin Americans. The term may be used broadly to include professional black teams outside the leagues and it may be used narrowly for the seven relatively successful leagues beginning in 1920 that are sometimes termed "Negro Major Leagues".

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- The Washington Post. I don't know anyone who writes about the Negro Leagues with the dedication of John Holway. - Bowie Kuhn, Former Commissioner of Baseball. The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues is a compelling story and a must read for all baseball fans. - Allan "Bud" Selig - Commissioner of Baseball. his 1927 beaning by Chet Brewer) If you have never previously purchased a book about the Negro Leagues, this is a 4 star purchase (one star off for the errata I will talk about later). However it was not what I expected.

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Heather said: The Negro Leagues tells the frequently overlooked history of African Americans . .A history of the segregated Negro leagues, which were active from the 19th century up to the 1950s, after Jackie Robinson entered a major league team in 1947. Online Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Indigo Alibris Better World Books IndieBound.

1923 in the Negro Leagues. BOLD indicates League Champion. All Games" include games between league teams that were not counted as league contests, and games played by associate teams. Many of these teams played at a semi-pro level, providing de facto "farm teams" for the upper-tier teams. The Chicago Giants played mostly in Chicago, though they barnstormed as far south as St. Louis.

An introduction to the Negro Leagues and the AASC. Over the next seventy years the Negro Leagues would showcase African American players and thrill black sports fans. Some teams-like Bud Fowler’s Page Fence Giants, organized in 1895-barnstormed across the nation, playing black and white local teams. In 1910 Chicago’s American Giants, under the leadership of Rube Foster, won 123 games and lost only 6 while playing in a loosely organized Negro League.

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Uses old photographs and personal accounts to summarize the history of African Americans in baseball during the days of the old Negro Leagues and includes such legends as Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige, and Jackie Robinson.