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Fair ball!

14 great stars from baseball"s Negro leagues

by Jonah Winter

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Published by Scholastic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball players,
  • African American baseball players,
  • African Americans,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Negro leagues

  • About the Edition

    Short biographies of fourteen outstanding players in the United States Negro Leagues, including Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, and Buck Leonard.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and illustrated by Jonah Winter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 W56 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24746282M
    ISBN 100590394649
    ISBN 109780590394642
    LC Control Number98007603
    OCLC/WorldCa39093501

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Every player gets a page of text designed to resemble a baseball card, faced with a full-page portrait; some of these are close-up studies, others are fluid action shots.

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