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Author Hoblin, Paul.

Title Great hitters of the Negro leagues / Paul Hoblin.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  796.357 HOBLIN    ---  Available
Description 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Series Negro baseball leagues
Negro baseball leagues.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
Contents John Henry "Pop" Lloyd - Oscar Charleston - James "Cool Papa" Bell - Walter "Buck" Leonard - Josh Gibson.
Summary Great Hitters of the Negro Leagues covers the best batters in black baseball. Step up to the plate for vivid accounts of legendary players such as John Henry Lloyd, Dick Lundy, Willie Wells, Oscar Charleston, Oliver Marcelle, James Bell, Martin Dihigo, Ted Radcliffe, Walter Leonard, Norman Stearnes, Buck O Neil, Josh Gibson, Raleigh Mackey, and Mule Suttles, as well as the great teams they hit for such as the Homestead Grays, Pittsburg Crawfords, and Kansas City Monarchs. Readers will learn about the players backgrounds, accomplishments, and rise to fame, and the integration of many of these super sluggers into Major League Baseball. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. TOC, glossary, facts & quotes, additional resources.
Audience 5678 Childrens Plus, Inc.
870 Lexile.
T Fountas and Pinnell.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR RL 5.8 1.0 154672 PCMS.
Subject African American baseball players -- History.
African Americans -- History.
Baseball players -- History.
Negro leagues -- History.
ISBN 1617835072

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