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Black Baseball's Last Team Standing: The Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962
The Birmingham Black Barons was a nationally known team in baseball's Negro leagues from 1920-1962. Among its storied players were Baseball Hall of Famers Satchel Paige, Willie Mays, and Mule Suttles. The Black Barons played in the final Negro Leagues World Series in 1948 and were a major drawing card when barnstorming throughout the United States and parts of Canada. This book chronicles the team's history and presents the only comprehensive roster of the hundreds of men who wore the Black Barons uniform. 309 pages.
https://www.amazon.in/Black-Baseballs-Last-Team-Standing/dp/1476677883
Publisher: McFarland & Co Ltd | Author(s): William J Plott | Posted on: July , 2019 | Repost
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The book is extraordinarily well researched, drawing from newspaper accounts in almost thirty different states, and probably the most comprehensive record of the Black Barons and their significance in...
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