Title: Negro Baseball . Before Integration
Publisher: Adams Press (Chicago)
Publication Date: 1976
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Trade Paperback original (no original hardcover publication); 1st printing of the TRUE 1st edition (Adams Press, Chicago, 1976). Fine condition - a very nice copy of a scarce volume. "The inside story of the game of Baseball as it was played - and administered - by Blacks during the many years prior to Jackie Robinson's historic racial breakthrough." 1st person accounts by Negro League baseball players published prior to the 90's are uncommon as are accounts by female baseball executives; 1st person accounts by female executives of Negro League teams (Newark Eagles) are rare, in fact, there is only one - this one. Manley's significance in baseball history was recognized by the Hall of Fame with her 2006 induction. BW photos. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18575145929
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