Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams (Paperback)

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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.


Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Mfg Part# 9780195076370
SKU 30023492
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0195076370
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 1T
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Editors Note Tells the forgotten story of Black star-quality athletes excluded from professional baseball because of the big league's color line
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0416
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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