Publisher: Mcfarland (October 30, 2008)
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Painstakingly researched and documented, this quantity is a accomplished, year-by-year reference paintings giving important--yet frequently obscure--dates in Negro League background. From the Negro Leagues' prepared starting in 1920 via their steep decline instantly after Jackie Robinson's 1947 breaking of the colour barrier, entries hide league conferences, noteworthy video games, the observation of columnists, and significant occasions off and on the sector. Controversies that outlined the event of black baseball organizers--such as participant rights disputes, failure to stick to league schedules and violations of league rules--are additionally incorporated right here.