Negro Leagues Baseball

Negro Leagues Baseball

by Roger A. Bruns
     
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313386480
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2012
Series:
Landmarks of the American Mosaic Series
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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