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The complete book of baseball"s Negro leagues the other half of baseball history by John Holway

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Published by Hastings House Publishers in Fern Park, FL .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Negro leagues -- History.,
  • Baseball -- Records -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (486-492) and index.

Statementby John B. Holway ; foreword by Buck O"Neil ; [afterword by Ted Williams] ; edited by Lloyd Johnson & Rachel Borst.
ContributionsO"Neil, Buck, 1911-, Johnson, Lloyd., Borst, Rachel.
LC ClassificationsGV875.N35 H65 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination510 p. :
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3585738M
ISBN 100803820070
LC Control Number2002284263

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) created a series of team logos in the s for the well-known Negro league teams so that the NLBM could license such logos and collect royalties for their use on merchandise. Such revenue helps sustain the museum. Hilldale was one such team for which a contemporary logo was created. “All fans of baseball, all fans of a good story, will love this book. — Professor Gordon Wood, Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize winner“This is a beautifully written, meticulously researched story about a bygone baseball era that even die-hard fans will. The 15 featured players below were selected after consultation with John Thorn, the Official Historian for MLB, and other Negro Leagues experts. More players will be added regularly as we seek to preserve and honor those who helped define the Negro Leagues, and its impact on the game.   Since then he has published many notable books on the Negro Leagues, most notably perhaps Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues (), a collection of interviews with the then virtually unknown Cool Papa Bell, Buck Leonard, Bill Foster, Willie Wells, and The Complete Book of the Negro Leagues (). Holway saw his first Negro League.

  The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: Holway, John B.: Books - Negro league, any of the associations of African American baseball teams active largely between and the late s, when black players were at last contracted to play major and minor league baseball. The principal Negro leagues were the Negro National League (–31, –48), the Eastern Colored League (–28), and the Negro American League (–60). The complete book of baseball's Negro leagues: the other half of baseball history. [John Holway; Buck O'Neil; Lloyd Johnson; Rachel Borst] -- A chronological history of the Negro Leagues from to lists the statistics of every pitcher and batter, team records, significant games and advances for black players, and box scores.   In his tome The Complete Book of Baseball’s Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History, Holway wrote, “Black baseball history still remains a .