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Black Barons of Birmingham : The South's Greatest Negro League Team and Its Players
by Larry Powell




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A unique approach to the history of a Negro League team: The first half of this book covers the leagues and the players of the 1920s, the 1930s, and 1940 through 1947 (when Robinson broke the color barrier). The second half is devoted to the Black Barons of subsequent decades, the former Barons invited to tryout camps, others who were signed with minor league clubs, and the fortunate few who got their long-awaited chance in the majors.

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Overview

A unique approach to the history of a Negro League team: The first half of this book covers the leagues and the players of the 1920s, the 1930s, and 1940 through 1947 (when Robinson broke the color barrier). The second half is devoted to the Black Barons of subsequent decades, the former Barons invited to tryout camps, others who were signed with minor league clubs, and the fortunate few who got their long-awaited chance in the majors.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780786438068
  • ISBN-10: 0786438061
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 226
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.88 x 7.06 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.92 pounds


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