By Matt Doeden

while sleek baseball lovers contemplate African American avid gamers, they could contemplate Ken Griffey Jr. or Derek Jeter. yet what concerning the black stars who did not play significant League Baseball? within the early 1900s, black avid gamers weren't allowed within the significant Leagues. The Negro Leagues supplied another for African American players.

Discover the Negro Leagues during this booklet packed choked with proof, pictures, and tales. know about the most important video games and wildest moments of the Negro Leagues period, in addition to a number of the maximum (and least recognized) avid gamers. you will additionally know about the background of African American baseball and the folks who labored to finish the sport's many years of segregation.

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