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Title Black baseball in New York City : an illustrated history, 1885-1959 / Larry Lester.
Author Lester, Larry.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Description x, 244 pages ; 26 cm
Call # 796.357097 L
Note Includes index.
Summary "Focusing on the post-Civil War period through the 1950s, this richly illustrated history of New York's prominent black baseball clubs--some covered in detail for the first time--examines their social and economic impact on the national pastime. Roughly 300 photos include rare images of players"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Cuban Giants, 1885-1899 -- Lincoln Stars, 1914-1916 -- Brooklyn Royal Giants, 1905-1927 -- Cuban Stars (East), 1917-1932 -- Lincoln Giants, 1911-1930 -- New York Black Yankees, 1932-1950 -- New York Cubans, 1935-1936, 1939-1950 -- Brooklyn Eagles, 1935 -- Brooklyn Brown Dodgers, 1945-1946 -- Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947-1957 -- New York Giants, 1949-1957 -- New York Yankees, 1955-1959 -- Harlem Globetrotters -- New York Black Travelers -- Harlem Stars.
Subject Baseball -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works.
Negro leagues -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Pictorial works.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works.
Baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works.
Baseball -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
African American baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00799042
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
Baseball -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00827951
Negro leagues. (OCoLC)fst01035591
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
1800-1999
Genre Illustrated works. (OCoLC)fst01423873
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
ISBN 9781476670461 paperback alkaline paper
1476670463 paperback alkaline paper

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357097 L    IN PROCESS  
 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357097 L    IN PROCESS