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Black baseball

a history of African-Americans & the national game

by Kyle P. McNary

  • 47 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by PRC, Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Sterling Pub. Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Negro leagues -- History.,
    • Baseball -- United States -- History.,
    • African American baseball players.

    • About the Edition

      Includes detailed history of baseball from the perspective of the African-American players and statistics and analysis of the games of the Negro League World Series.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 175) and index.

      StatementKyle McNary.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 M425 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3319198M
      ISBN 10185648694X
      LC Control Number2004270292
      OCLC/WorldCa53915318


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