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Black Baseball Out of Season

Pay for Play Outside of the Negro Leagues
  • 244 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
  • English
McFarland & Company
Baseball, Black studies, First World War, 1914-1918, Inter-war period, 1918-1939, Second World War, 1939-1945, c 1900 - c 1914, Sports & Recreation, Sports, USA, Baseball - History, Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor, Sports / Baseball, Baseball - General, History, African American baseball players, Negro leagues, United States, Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139735M
ISBN 100786429011
ISBN 139780786429011

About the Book. Negro League ballplayers, earning Black Baseball Out of Season book comparable to those of blue-collar workers, needed an off-season source of income to make ends meet. Many of them found the answer in baseball, by joining racially integrated barnstorming teams that toured the country after the Black Baseball Out of Season book season ended, or by playing in the organized.

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The field where they practiced, however, was their own and efforts to preserve it are currently underway. Get this from a library. Black baseball out of season: pay for play outside of the Negro leagues. [William McNeil] -- "This book tells the story of the thousands of Black professional baseball players whose talents were played out in the undiscovered world of the Negro leagues during the twentieth century.

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