The Forgotten League: A History of Negro League Baseball

The Forgotten League: A History of Negro League Baseball

by Frank Foster
     
 

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Rube Foster, Cool Papa Bell, Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard…they are some of the greatest players to ever play the game; so why have so few people heard of them? Because they never played in the MLB; they were the heroes of a baseball league often forgotten: The Negro League.

This book traces the history of the league from the early days of Professional

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Rube Foster, Cool Papa Bell, Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard…they are some of the greatest players to ever play the game; so why have so few people heard of them? Because they never played in the MLB; they were the heroes of a baseball league often forgotten: The Negro League.

This book traces the history of the league from the early days of Professional Black Baseball and the formation of leagues to Post-Integration decline.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015703603
Publisher:
BookCaps Study Guides
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,201,069
File size:
53 KB

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