Black Baseball in Pittsburgh

Black Baseball in Pittsburgh

Book - 2001
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When the Negro National League was formed in Kansas City in 1920, a new chapter in America's sports history had begun. Black Baseball in Pittsburgh chronicles the history of the Negro League in the Steel City from the Homestead Grays in the 1910s to the great Pittsburgh Crawfords teams of the 1930s and through the 1950s. Here, you will meet legends such as "Smokey" Joe Williams, the famed "Thunder Twins," Josh Gibson, the Steel City's Slugger Supreme, and Buck Leonard, the King of Negro League first basemen.
Publisher: Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia, ©2001.
ISBN: 9780738505312
Branch Call Number: 796.35764/LESTER
Characteristics: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Miller, Sammy J.


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