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Voices from the Negro Leagues

Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period, 1924-1960

by Brent P. Kelley

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Interviews,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States,
  • African American baseball play,
  • African American baseball players,
  • Baseball players,
  • Negro leagues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138223M
    ISBN 100786403691
    ISBN 109780786403691
    OCLC/WorldCa37457963

    John Holway has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Holway’s most popular book is Voices From The Great Black Baseball Leagues.   The Negro National League disbands. The Negro American League is the only major African-American league still playing. More than African-American baseball players, most from the Negro Leagues, have been signed to Major League Baseball. With low ticket sales and a lack of good players, the era of African-American baseball Author: Femi Lewis.

      “We are the ship; all else the sea” was how Rube Foster described his new league, and Kadir Nelson takes the phrase for the title of his riveting picture-book introduction to the Negro Leagues. Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period First Printing "Seeing Voices" by Oliver Sacks, Revised "King James Cambridge Bible", Three Book of Numbers Loose Leaves. Current Bid. $2. Pickup Available EBTH Cincinnati - Blue Ash. Three Leaves from Revised "King James.

    Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period – by Brent P. Kelley. Interviews with African American athletes from the segregated baseball teams of the twentieth century. Includes players from before and after , when Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Complete Book of Baseball 's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History. Fern Park, FL: Hastings House, Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues. New York: Dodd, Mead Company, Reprint. New York: DeCapo Press, Kelley, Brent P. Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Size: 3MB.


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Voices from the Negro Leagues by Brent P. Kelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voices from the Negro Leagues: Conversations with 52 Baseball Standouts of the Period Paperback – March 3, by Brent Kelley (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(4). Among the selected few is a newcomer, The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History by John Holway.

This unique book succinctly traces the history of Negro baseball from pre-civil war days to the end of the Negro Major League era in /5(11). About the Book.

Baseball lore is replete with the tales of such legendary Negro League stars as Satchel Paige, Cool Papa Bell, Josh Gibson and a few others. But the stories of the many other African Americans, both stars and journeymen, have largely been forgotten.

You're viewing: Voices from the Negro Leagues $ Get this from a library. Voices from the Negro leagues: conversations with 52 baseball standouts of the period [Brent P Kelley] -- Contains the narratives of fifty-two former Negro League players, in which they reminisce about their baseball careers, their fellow players, and the racism they encountered in.

The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin term may be used broadly to include professional black teams outside the leagues and it may be used narrowly for the seven relatively successful leagues beginning in that are sometimes Voices from the Negro Leagues book "Negro Major Leagues".

Negro League Baseball Between the end of the Civil War andsome African American baseball players played alongside white players in minor and major leagues. AfterJim Crow segregation dominated the sport until Jackie Robinson integrated major league baseball in Voices From The Great Black Baseball Leagues book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From through the early s, hund /5. I have a pretty good Negro Leagues collection, but listening to Just in McGuire’s excellent Baseball by the Book live podcast at the Nine Conference sent me to the interwebs for some books to add to my collection.

These two arrived today. “Voices From the Great Black Baseball Leagues” is by John Holway, and the “Voices From the Negro Leagues” is by Brent Kelley. I've read "Voices from the Great Negro Baseball Leagues" by John Holway - outstanding, just wonderful to hear the stories from the players themselves.

Pity there wasn't a Ken Burns style documentary to accompany or follow it back then. John B. Holway. John B. Holway () has been researching baseball sinceand he is still at it. Few may boast of as long and noteworthy a contribution to baseball research.

Looking at baseball beyond America's major leagues, he wrote the first book in English on Japanese baseball, Japan Is Big League in Thrills, in Since then he has published many notable books on the Negro. Negro League players are often portrayed as victims of baseball's color line, which, predating the establishment of Major League Baseball, began in and fell apart gradually from to Yet, the stars of the segregated baseball leagues may have been among the most empowered, least victimized black men to fall under the shadow of Jim.

Directed by Ken Solarz, based on book by Robert Peterson. Narrated by Paul Winfield Color and B&W, approx.

30 mins. Audio & Video. Made in USA. "This books is a must for anyone interested in learning about the Negro Leagues. Each page is written as a. Long out-of-print, this revised edition of Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues is supplemented with a new introduction, new photographs, and newly-researched statistics, to present the living history of some of the best baseball ever played."--BOOK JACKET.

This is a followup volume to the acclaimed Voices from the Negro Leagues, (McFarland, ; softcover ) which features interviews with 52 former Negro League players from the s to s. Interviewed in this new volume are Bobby Robinson, Double Duty Radcliffe, Red Lindsay, Pullman Porter, Earl Wilson, Sr., Percy Reed, Joe Burt Scott, Willie Simms, Bo Campbell, Big Train Dudley, Mex.

The item Voices from the Negro leagues: conversations with 52 baseball standouts of the periodby Brent Kelley represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.

The Negro Leagues Book, Clark and Lester, eds.; The Best Pitcher in Baseball, Robert Charles Cottrell; Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues, John Holway; The Biographic Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, James A.

Riley. The opinions above are solely those of the author and are not reviewed or sanctioned by Major League Baseball.

Overview []. The Colored World Series was the first official championship series between two recognized Negro League championship teams. There had been late- and post-season series between Negro teams before, and there had been unofficial champions of Black Baseball crowned in previous years, but this was only the fifth season since the founding of the Negro National League and the.

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).

From through the early s, hundreds of elite athletes played in the Negro Leagues, banned from the majors because of the color of their skin. The foremost historian of the "blackball" era spent nearly ten years researching this acclaimed oral history, interviewing 17 outstanding players including Cool Papa Bell, Buck Leonard, and Willie Wells.

There were three names being used: (1) Negro League World Series (NLWS) was the name of this parent article describing the series; (2) Colored World Series (CWS) was used for the existing articles on the and series, the only series which had their own articles when I began my recent work; and (3) Negro World Series was used in the.

The Negro Leagues Book: A Monumental Work from the Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research: The Most Complete Collection of Information on Baseball's Negro Leagues Ever Published. Dick Clark and Larry Lester (eds.).3. The Negro National League was founded in _____.

4. Afterwhat were the two main Negro leagues? 5. Name three players from the Negro leagues who succeeded in the major leagues. 6. What country music star played in the Negro leagues in and ?

7. Who was the first Negro league player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame?File Size: KB. The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners, of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship, of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.

It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the first half of the twentieth century/5(32).