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The Negro Leagues Revisited

Conversations With 66 More Baseball Heroes

by Brent P. Kelley

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Baseball,
  • Biography: sport,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Interviews,
  • Baseball players,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • United States,
  • Sports,
  • USA,
  • Negro leagues,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • African American baseball play,
  • African American baseball players,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138435M
    ISBN 100786408758
    ISBN 109780786408757
    OCLC/WorldCa43365857

    Get this from a library! The Negro leagues revisited: conversations with 66 more baseball heroes. [Brent P Kelley] -- "Sixty-six former Negro League players tell what it was like to play professional baseball for such legendary teams as the Kansas City Monarchs, Pittsburgh Crawfords and Birmingham Black Barons. With. Negro League players are often portrayed as victims of baseball's color line, which, predating the establishment of Major League Baseball, began in and fell apart gradually from to Yet, the stars of the segregated baseball leagues may have been among the most empowered, least victimized black men to fall under the shadow of Jim.

    The Soul of Baseball: A Road Trip Through Buck O'Neil's America is a book written by Joe Posnanski about Buck O'Neil, an American professional baseball player in the Negro Leagues during the s and s. O'Neil's contributions to the game of baseball and his love for the sport garnered national attention when he was featured in Ken Burns' documentary Author: Posnanski, Joe. Negro League Author Phil S. Dixon, Belton, MO. K likes. Phil S. Dixon is widely regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on baseball history. He has authored various books on the Negro Followers: K.

    - Explore teambrown's board "Books of the Negro Leagues" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Negro league baseball, Books and Baseball league pins. A sumptuous volume that no baseball fan should be without. Using an Everyman player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson.


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About this title This is a followup volume to the acclaimed ("wonderful book"- Booklist/RBB; "a solid contribution"- MultiCultural Review) Voices from the Negro Leagues, which featured interviews with 52 former Negro League players from the s to Range: $70 - $ "The Negro Leagues Revisited" is Brent Kelley's follow-up to his successful collection of Negro League interviews "Voices from the Negro Leagues".

Originally published inMcFarland is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by releasing it in paperback form. This is a followup volume to the acclaimed Voices from the Negro Leagues, (McFarland, ; softcover ) which features interviews with 52 former Negro League players from the s to s.

Interviewed in this new volume are Bobby Robinson, Double Duty Radcliffe, Red Lindsay, Pullman Porter, Earl Wilson, Sr., Percy Reed, Joe Burt Scott, Willie Simms, Bo. Continues: Voices from the Negro leagues. c Includes bibliographical references (page ) and index "Sixty-six former Negro League players tell what it was like to play professional baseball for such legendary teams as the Kansas City Monarchs, Pittsburgh Crawfords and Birmingham Black : This book has more than enough stats about the Negro Leagues than you'll ever need.

Plus there isn't a star, semi-star or player that this book doesn't cover. The only problem I had with the book was the amount of stories covered. I was hoping for lots of stories by players and others who saw and/or knew the players.4/5(1). The obvious by-product of painstaking research, The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues presents a quick overview of African American participation from to and then an annual accounting throughthe year after Jackie Robinson entered the major leagues/5(11).

Dick Clark is another indefatigable Negro Leagues researcher and is Larry's SABR co-chair. They were aided in their research by dozens of other SABR folks. The first part of the book is a selection of brief essays, including brief league and city histories, key players and a special section on the 11 Negro Leaguers elected to the Hall of Fame.

Negro newspaper men and even Negro league fans-infused Negro baseball with an ethos that stressed discipline, hard work, competency, sacrifice and pursuit of excellence. On the field of play, Negro leagues were expected to represent their town, Negro baseball and the Negro race.

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The Negro Leagues Revisited by Brent Kelley,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Brent Kelley. The Negro Leagues Book: Volume 2: The Players, - Kindle Edition Black Ball News (Revisited): Excerpts from the Journal of Negro Leagues Baseball History Prentice Mills.

out of 5 stars 1. Kindle Edition. $ Baseball Author: Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers. About the Book This is a followup volume to the acclaimed Voices from the Negro Leagues, (McFarland, ; softcover ) which features interviews with 52 former Negro League players from the s to s.

Published semi-monthly in magazine format fromBlack Ball News was styled as The Journal of Negro Leagues Baseball. This small book is a compilation of ten of the best interviews and stories selected from the pages of Black Ball News which capture the distinct character of professional black baseball, particularly as it existed in.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Negro Leagues Revisited: Conversations With 66 More Baseball Heroes at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2). Nevertheless, the Negro National League (NNL) was established during the two-day meeting. Its teams were Foster’s Chicago American Giants, the Indianapolis ABCs, Chicago Giants, Kansas City (Missouri) Monarchs, Detroit Stars, St.

Louis Giants, Dayton (Ohio) Marcos, and the Cuban Stars, who had no home city. The Negro National League disbanded inand the Negro American League limped through the s, its attempts to sign white players and women having little lasting impact on the turnstiles. (ebook) Negro Leagues Revisited () from Dymocks online store.

This is a followup volume to the acclaimed Voices from the. Australia’s leading bookseller for years. The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin Americans.

The term may be used broadly to include professional black teams outside the leagues and it may be used narrowly for the seven relatively successful.

Buy The Negro Leagues Revisited: Conversations with 66 More Baseball Heroes by Brent Kelley online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - Price Range: $ - $  This book continues the riches of two highly praised previous volumes, Voices from the Negro Leagues and The Negro Leagues Revisited.

The players interviewed include John "Scoop" Brown, Bunny Davis, Herald "Beebop" Gordon, Jo Henry, Vernell Jackson, Clarence Jenkins, Marvin Jones, Ezell King, Grady Montgomery, Charley Pride, Bill "Sonny".

The book has more storylines as Plott brings the Negro Southern League back to life in a way that provides a clearer picture of the facts and figures of the black minor league.