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Black Baseball in Pittsburgh
By Larry Lester

Black Baseball in Pittsburgh

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Black Baseball in Pittsburgh by Larry Lester

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When the Negro National League was formed in Kansas City in 1920, a new chapter in America's sports history had begun. Black Baseball in Pittsburgh chronicles the history of the Negro League in the Steel City from the Homestead Grays in the 1910s to the great Pittsburgh Crawfords teams of the 1930s and through the 1950s. Here, you will meet legends such as "Smokey" Joe Williams, the famed "Thunder Twins," Josh Gibson, the Steel City's Slugger Supreme, and Buck Leonard, the King of Negro League first basemen.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738505312
ISBN-10: 0738505315
Format: Paperback / softback
(236mm x 168mm x 9mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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