From about 1890 to 1947, major-league baseball was closed to blacks. William Brasher traces the history of black baseball from prior to the ban on blacks, through the creation of the Negro Leagues, to Jackie Robinson's signing his major-league contract and the end of the Leagues. Illustrated with historical photos.
The story of Negro league baseball
New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1994.
viii, 166 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -162) and index.
Crutchfield, Jimmie, 1910-1993 Juvenile literature.
Negro leagues History Juvenile literature.