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Title Black baseball and Chicago : essays on the players, teams, and games of the Negro leagues' most important city / edited by Leslie A. Heaphy.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.3570896 B561 2006    ---  Available
Description vii, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary ""Founded in 1920, the Negro National League comprised teams throughout the Midwest, but the league's groundwork was laid in one city--Chicago. This work presents notable papers delivered at the 2005 Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference in Chicago. The work offers a cohesive history of Chicago's long relationship with Black baseball"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-250) and index.
Contents Early Black teams in Chicago -- The American Giants and Chicago's Negro League era clubs -- Leading Black ballplayers in Chicago -- Management and owners -- The ballparks, the East-West Classics, integration and the Great Lakes Naval team.
Subject Baseball -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Negro leagues -- History.
African American baseball players -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0786426748
Standard No. IG# 0786426748
YDXCP 2414257

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