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Author Lanctot, Neil, 1966-

Title Negro league baseball : the rise and ruin of a Black institution / Neil Lanctot.

Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.35764 L229n 2004    ---  Available
Description xi, 496 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-478) and index.
Contents A fragile industry and a struggling community -- External threats and internal dissension -- Growing pains -- A new beginning -- An industry transformed -- Life inside a changing industry -- On the outside looking in -- Breakthrough and setback -- Integration and the changing postwar world -- "The golden era has passed" -- The end of a business.
Subject Negro leagues -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0812238079 (cloth : alk. paper)

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