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An Inside View of Negro National League Baseball

An Inside View of Negro National League Baseball

Belinda Troy Cole-Schwartz

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ARPress
Año de edición:
2023
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Historia
ISBN:
9798893308495
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Step into the world of 1940s Negro- League Baseball seen through the eyes of Donald Troy, a pitcher for the Baltimore Elite Giants. Experience this unique era in American history through his detailed, heartfelt, and often humorous letters and journals.Explore the behind-the-scenes life of Negro-League players, from Donald Troy’s journey as a bat boy to becoming a ballplayer. Gain rare insights into segregated America during the 1940s, a time when black professional athletes were striving for acceptance in the Major League.Delve into the personal stories of the Negro-League Baseball legends like Roy Campanella, Henry Kimbro, and George Scales. The book includes photos and official documents such as acceptance letters, pay stubs, and player contracts. From injuries to locker room antics, these pages offer a comprehensive view. So, grab a hot dog and peanuts, and immerse yourself in these captivating tales.Published by Fulton Books and 2nd Publishing through Authors Reputation Press it is compiled by Belinda Cole Schwartz. This book sheds light on the baseball stories of the author’s father, creating a connection between history and humor through personal narratives.The author expresses the hope that as you read, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of baseball, especially Negro League Baseball in the 1940s. Expect to feel the joy of friendships and comical interactions within the game, alongside reflection on the pain and hardships endured by Blacks in the South during the Jim Crow era.

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