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Title Ted Strong Jr. : the untold story of an original Harlem Globetrotter and Negro Leagues All-Star / Sherman L. Jenkins.
Author Jenkins, Sherman L., 1956-
Publication Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Description 1 online resource
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Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue -- It started with a Senior -- "Ted was big for his age" -- Ted Jr. comes into his own -- The sky is the limit -- Prime Time abound with hiccups -- The 15th season -- 1942-1943 -- A season of change, World War II calls -- The brothers return -- "Life for me ain't been no crystal stair" -- 1947 -- Ted Jr.'s younger brother begins to "break em" off -- Twilight triple header -- Epilogue.
Summary This book is the first biography of Ted Strong Jr., a two-sport athlete of the Negro Leagues and the Harlem Globetrotters. Born Theodore Relighn Strong Jr. in South Bend, Indiana, the eldest of 14 children, Ted was raised in the Black Belt of South Side Chicago. He was one of the original Harlem Globetrotters and a major star in the Negro Baseball Leagues. This biography displays the determination of a man who excelled despite the odds experienced by African Americans in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Subject Strong, Ted, Jr., 1917-1978.
Harlem Globetrotters -- History.
Strong, Ted, Jr., 1917-1978. (OCoLC)fst01994381
Harlem Globetrotters. (OCoLC)fst00511530
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Negro leagues -- History.
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
Basketball players. (OCoLC)fst00828280
Negro leagues. (OCoLC)fst01035591
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Jenkins, Sherman L., 1956- Ted Strong Jr. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016] 9781442267275 (DLC) 2016013400
ISBN 9781442267282 (electronic bk.)
1442267283 (electronic bk.)

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