Black Writers/Black Baseball

An Anthology of Articles from Black Sportswriters Who Covered the Negro Leagues by Jim Reisler

Publisher: McFarland & Company

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Black studies,
  • Sports - General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • USA,
  • Baseball - Essays & Writings,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • People of Color,
  • Sports / Baseball,
  • Baseball - General,
  • African American sportswriters,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Negro leagues,
  • Sportswriters,
  • United States,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Edition Notes

ContributionsDon Newcombe (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139740M
ISBN 100786429070
ISBN 109780786429073

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