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Cool Papas and Double Duties The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues by William McNeil

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Black studies,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Baseball - General,
  • United States,
  • African American baseball play,
  • African American baseball players,
  • Baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • Negro leagues

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9530263M
ISBN 100786410744
ISBN 109780786410743
OCLC/WorldCa47050187

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Get this from a library! Cool papas and double duties: the all-time greats of the Negro Leagues. [William McNeil] -- "Many of the great ballplayers of the Negro Leagues have almost been forgotten. One of the reasons is that baseball's Hall of Fame would not recognize black . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Cool Papas and Double Duties: The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Cool Papas and Double Duties The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues by William F. McNeil. ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out For this book, more than 50 former Negro League players and baseball historians were asked. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. COOL PAPAS AND DOUBLE DUTIES: ALL-TIME GREATS OF NEGRO LEAGUES By William F Mcneil *Excellent Condition*.

  Cool papas and double duties: the all-time greats of the Negro Leagues Item Preview remove-circle "For this book, more than 50 former Negro Leaguers and baseball historians were asked to vote for players they believe should have been included in the Hall of Fame - and to select an All-Time Negro League All-Star Team. Pages: Further Reading. Dick Clark and Larry Lester, eds., The Negro Leagues Book (); Donald Honig, A Donald Honig Reader (); William F. McNeil, Cool Papas and Double Duties: The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues () Robert Peterson, Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams () Arthur Shaffer and Charles Korr, interview with Cool Author: Ted Ownby. 17 Larry Lester, Black Baseball’s National Showcase (Lincoln: University of Nebraska, ); NcNeil, Cool Papas and Double Duties; Chester Washington, "Sez Ches: The Scintillating Stevens Selects An All-Time All-Star Team," Pittsburgh Courier, Janu ; "Courier Experts' Roll of Honor," Pittsburgh Courier, Ap ; Negro. Looking for books by William F. McNeil? See all books authored by William F. McNeil, including Cool Papas and Double Duties: The All-Time Greats of the Negro Leagues, and Baseball's Other All-Stars: The Greatest Players from the Negro Leagues, the Japanese Leagues, the Mexican League, and the Pre Winter Leagues in Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and more on

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