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The Resource Black baseball's last team standing : the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962, William J. Plott

Black baseball's last team standing : the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962, William J. Plott

Label
Black baseball's last team standing : the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962
Title
Black baseball's last team standing
Title remainder
the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962
Statement of responsibility
William J. Plott
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Birmingham Black Barons were a nationally known team in baseball's Negro leagues from 1920 through 1962. Among its storied players were Hall of Famers Satchel Paige, Willie Mays, and Mule Suttles. The Black Barons played in the final Negro Leagues World Series in 1948 and were a major drawing card when barnstorming throughout the United States and parts of Canada. This book chronicles the team's history and presents the only comprehensive roster of the hundreds of men who wore the Black Barons uniform."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
YDX
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Plott, William J
Dewey number
796.35709761/781
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV875.B5
LC item number
P65 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)
  • Negro leagues
  • Minor league baseball
  • Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)
  • Minor league baseball
  • Negro leagues
  • Alabama
Label
Black baseball's last team standing : the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962, William J. Plott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The "Bold"/"Coal" Black Barons (1919) -- 2. The Negro Southern League (1920-22) -- 3. Playing in Two Leagues (1923) -- 4. Full Time in the NNL (1924) -- 5. A Season of Struggle (1925) -- 6. Satchel Paige and the Revival of the Negro Southern League (1926) -- 7. Birmingham Returns to the Majors (1927) -- 8. Misplaced Optimism (1928) -- 9. A Season with Few Highlights (1929) -- 10. Return to the Negro National League (1930) -- 11. Return of the Negro Southern League (1931) -- 12. The Worst Season Ever? (1932) -- 13. Where Are the Black Barons? (1933) -- 14. A New Season, a New Name (1934) -- 15. Return of the Black Barons (1935) -- 16. The End of an Era (1936) -- 17. The Negro American League (1937-38) -- 18. Death and Resurrection (1939-41) -- 19. The War Years (1942-45) -- 20. Two Seasons with Tommy Sampson (1946-47) -- 21. Piper and Willie (1948-49) -- 22. The Beginning of the End (1950) -- 23. A New Division (1951) -- 24. New Leadership and a Disputed Championship (1952) -- 25. A Four-Team League (1953) -- 26. Playing with Pride (1954) -- 27. Gatemouth Moore and White Owners (1955) -- 28. Black Barons or Giants? (1956) -- 29. The Negro American League Rebounds (1957) -- 30. Contraction (1958) -- 31. A Brief Reprieve (1959) -- 32. Last Team Standing? (1960-62) -- Appendix A. Year-by-Year Standings, Spring Training Sites, Opening Day Attendance, First-Pitch Honorees, No- Hitters, No-Hitters Against, East-West Game All-Stars -- Appendix B. Birmingham Black Barons All-Time Roster
Control code
on1066259528
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9781476677880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Black baseball's last team standing : the Birmingham Black Barons, 1919-1962, William J. Plott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. The "Bold"/"Coal" Black Barons (1919) -- 2. The Negro Southern League (1920-22) -- 3. Playing in Two Leagues (1923) -- 4. Full Time in the NNL (1924) -- 5. A Season of Struggle (1925) -- 6. Satchel Paige and the Revival of the Negro Southern League (1926) -- 7. Birmingham Returns to the Majors (1927) -- 8. Misplaced Optimism (1928) -- 9. A Season with Few Highlights (1929) -- 10. Return to the Negro National League (1930) -- 11. Return of the Negro Southern League (1931) -- 12. The Worst Season Ever? (1932) -- 13. Where Are the Black Barons? (1933) -- 14. A New Season, a New Name (1934) -- 15. Return of the Black Barons (1935) -- 16. The End of an Era (1936) -- 17. The Negro American League (1937-38) -- 18. Death and Resurrection (1939-41) -- 19. The War Years (1942-45) -- 20. Two Seasons with Tommy Sampson (1946-47) -- 21. Piper and Willie (1948-49) -- 22. The Beginning of the End (1950) -- 23. A New Division (1951) -- 24. New Leadership and a Disputed Championship (1952) -- 25. A Four-Team League (1953) -- 26. Playing with Pride (1954) -- 27. Gatemouth Moore and White Owners (1955) -- 28. Black Barons or Giants? (1956) -- 29. The Negro American League Rebounds (1957) -- 30. Contraction (1958) -- 31. A Brief Reprieve (1959) -- 32. Last Team Standing? (1960-62) -- Appendix A. Year-by-Year Standings, Spring Training Sites, Opening Day Attendance, First-Pitch Honorees, No- Hitters, No-Hitters Against, East-West Game All-Stars -- Appendix B. Birmingham Black Barons All-Time Roster
Control code
on1066259528
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Isbn
9781476677880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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