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Only the Ball Was White : A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams
by Robert Peterson


Overview - When Only the Ball Was White was first published in 1970, Satchel Paige had not yet been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and there was a general ignorance even among sports enthusiasts of the rich tradition of the Negro Leagues. In his pioneering book, Peterson tells the forgotten story of the many unknown greats of the Negro League.  Read more...

 
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Overview
When Only the Ball Was White was first published in 1970, Satchel Paige had not yet been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and there was a general ignorance even among sports enthusiasts of the rich tradition of the Negro Leagues. In his pioneering book, Peterson tells the forgotten story of the many unknown greats of the Negro League. 53 halftones.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780195076370
  • ISBN-10: 0195076370
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: April 1992
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.59 x 5.48 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.21 pounds


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Books > Sports & Recreation > Baseball - History
Books > Social Science > Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Books > History > United States - 20th Century

 
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