Negro Leagues Baseball, 1st Edition

  • Roger Bruns
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  • ISBN-10: 0313386498
  • ISBN-13: 9780313386497
  • DDC: 796.357
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 190 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This book traces the entire story of black baseball, documenting the growth of the Negro Leagues at a time when segregation dictated that the major leagues were strictly white, and explaining how the drive to integrate the sport was a pivotal part of the American civil rights movement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of Negro Leagues Baseball.
1: A National Pastime Separated by Race.
2: Black Baseball Post-World War I.
3: Great Teams, Great Players.
4: The Drive to Integrate.
5: Breaking the Color Barrier.
6: Honors Due: Celebrating Black Players Before Integration.
Short Biographies of Key Figures.
Primary Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.