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Voices from the great Black baseball leagues

by John Holway

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American baseball players -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Holway.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 H615
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5191365M
    ISBN 100396071244
    LC Control Number75011931
    OCLC/WorldCa1324460

    Cool Papa Bell. By William “Brother” Rogers. Cool Papa Bell is considered to be the fastest man ever to play professional baseball. His achievements, in the Negro Leagues and in Latin America, earned his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, in Jun 16,  · Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues by John Holway – Negro League stars such as Willie Wells, Buck Leonard and Ted “Double Duty” Radcliffe were denied the chance to play in the majors only because they were born too soon, spending most (or all) of their careers on the diamond before baseball finally decided to integrate. The stories of these men and others are told here thanks.

    Oct 26,  · Anywhere you put Ted, Ted was at home – first base, shortstop, outfield. From the outfield he could really throw; you couldn’t take a turn from first to third on him.” – Negro League player Othello Renfroe, from the book “Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues,” by John Holway. John B Holway That inimitable personality is recalled in an introduction by John B. Holway, the author of "Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues" (). David Lipman's afterword describes the last twenty years of Paige's life, including the proud moment in when he became one of the first three great players from the Negro Leagues.

    Peterson's book is still worth reading even though there are now many books on the topic, among the best of which are John Holway's Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues (), Donn Rogosin, Invisible Men: Life in Baseball's Negro Leagues (), Neil Lanctot, Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution (), and. That inimitable personality is recalled in an introduction by John B. Holway, the author of Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues (). David Lipman's afterword describes the last twenty years of Paige's life, including the proud moment in when he became one of the first three great players from the Negro Leagues to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.


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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues: Revised Edition by John B. Holway at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Dover Publications. Feb 18,  · He then conducted extensive research to confirm the stories with statistics from newspapers of the era.

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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. Get this from a library. Voices from the great Black baseball leagues.

[John Holway] -- "Long before the triumph of Jackie Robinson, America had a strong tradition of black baseball with its own pantheon of superstars--Rube Foster, Oscar Charleston, Smokey Joe Williams, Satchel Paige.

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.

Get this from a library. Voices from the great Black baseball leagues. [John Holway]. May 14,  · To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today.

The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free. Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages: John Holway’s most popular book is Voices From The Great Black Baseball Leagues.

John Holway’s most popular book is Voices From The Great Black Baseball Leagues. John Holway has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Holway’s most popular book is Voices From The Great Black Baseball Leagues.

Books by John Holway. 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 Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues by Holway, John Condition: Very good awordathought.com spotting to top edge/Lightly edgeworn dust jacket.

inside tape repair at top rear panel. He then conducted extensive research to confirm the stories with statistics from newspapers of the era.

The result is a living history of the great black teams, acclaimed by The New York Times as "the closest we can come to seeing them." This revised edition features over eighty vintage photographs and a Foreword by baseball historian Frank Ceresi.

Mar 30,  · The Forgotten History of African-American Baseball. Black Ball Stars: Negro League Pioneers. Black Diamonds: Life in the Negro Leagues from the Men Who Lived It. Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues, Revised Edition The Complete Book of Baseball’s Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History.

Few and Chosen: Defining Negro. These were the men who barnstormed the country, playing in loosely organized leagues and eking out a living doing what they did best, playing baseball. In this work, 52 players reminisce about what it was like to play in the Negro Leagues, from the great teams and players to the terrible Jim Crow conditions they faced in the awordathought.com: Brent Kelley.

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.

Jul 12,  · 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. I also read Buck O'Neil's "I Was Right On Time" which was also great, if short. Jun 16,  · Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues by John Holway – Negro League stars such as Willie Wells, Buck Leonard and Ted “Double Duty” Radcliffe were denied the chance to play in the majors only because they were born too soon, spending most (or all) of their careers on the diamond before baseball finally decided.

Jan 08,  · Ashwill and many, many others have documented the statistical records of the Negro Leagues. The authors of the great oral history Voices From the Great Black Baseball Leagues document ABs that Cool Papa Bell took against white Major League pitching, including Hall of Famers.

In that admittedly small sample, he batted Since then he has published many notable books on the Negro Leagues, most notably perhaps Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues (), a collection of interviews with the then virtually unknown Cool Papa Bell, Buck Leonard, Bill Foster, Willie Wells, and The Complete Book of the Negro Leagues ().

Holway saw his first Negro League. Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues Paperback book by John B. Holway. An oral living history that delves into the lives of seventeen athletes and a coach in the Negro Leagues.

In Holway ’ s book Voices From the Great Black Baseball Leagues, Kansas City Monarchs lefthander Bill Foster talked about the older, wiser ballplayer. “ Oscar Charleston — you ’ re talking about a good hitter. He ’ s a left-handed hitter and I ’ m a left-handed pitcher.Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues is a book by Patricia and Fredrick awordathought.com tells the history African-American and Latin American involvement with baseball in the United States.

Reception. Booklist, in its review of Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues, wrote "This book goes far beyond the few familiar photographs and names most readers Author: Patricia McKissack, Fredrick McKissack.Etymology.

During the formative years of black baseball, the term "colored" was the accepted usage when referring to awordathought.comnces to black baseball prior to the s are usually to "colored" leagues or teams, such as the Southern League of Colored Base Ballists (), the National Colored Base Ball League () and the Eastern Colored League (), among others.