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Leagues Apart: The Men & Times of the Negro Baseball Leagues
Leagues Apart: The Men & Times of the Negro Baseball Leagues
Our Price: $12.00
Year: 1995
Pages: 35
Binding Paperback
ISBN 688133169

Product Code: 756777143

Lawrence S. Ritter (au); Richard Merkin (il). Some of the greatest ballplayers of all times never got a chance to play in the major leagues. Unwritten rules once forced African Americans to form their own teams, & it took years before they got the recognition they deserved. In this book, meet Hall-of-Fame legends like Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, & “Cool Papa” Bell, & learn how Jackie Robinson finally paved the way for Negro League stars like Hank Aaron & Willie Mays to take their rightful place in the majors. A NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. Color portraits. “As handsome a book on the Negro leagues as any child could hope to see.” “A worthwhile addition to any young ballplayer’s library.”

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