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The Resource J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball, William A. Young

J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball, William A. Young

Label
J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball
Title
J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs
Title remainder
trailblazers in Black baseball
Statement of responsibility
William A. Young
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Baseball pioneer J.L. Wilkinson (1878-1964) was the owner and founder, in 1920, of the Negro League's famed Kansas City Monarchs. The only white owner in the National Negro League, Wilkinson earned a reputation in African American baseball for treating players with fairness and respect. Wilkinson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, William A.
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.W476
LC item number
Y68 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilkinson, J. L
  • Kansas City Monarchs (Baseball team)
  • Wilkinson, J. L
  • Kansas City Monarchs (Baseball team)
  • Baseball team owners
  • African American baseball players
  • Negro leagues
  • Baseball
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Baseball team owners
  • Negro leagues
  • United States
Label
J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball, William A. Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Prologue : "A thrilling and fascinating epic" -- Early life and a start in baseball (1878-1911) -- Breaking new ground -- the all-nations team (1912-1919) -- Founding the Monarchs and the Negro National League (1920-1923) -- Negro National League and World Champions (1924-1929) -- The innovator -- night baseball and barnstorming (1930-1936) -- Joining the Negro American League (1937-1938) -- J.L. Wilkinson and the rebirth of Satchel Paige (1938-1939) -- The "Black Yankees" -- the Monarchs reach their peak (1940-1945) -- J.L. Wilkinson, Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball (1945) -- Final years for Wilkinson and the Monarchs (1946-1964) -- Epilogue : The long road to Cooperstown -- Appendix : Kansas City Monarchs rosters and records during the J.L. Wilkinson era (1920-1948)
Control code
ocn948547804
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
v, 232 pages
Isbn
9781476662992
Lccn
2016044895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99971354450
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball, William A. Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Prologue : "A thrilling and fascinating epic" -- Early life and a start in baseball (1878-1911) -- Breaking new ground -- the all-nations team (1912-1919) -- Founding the Monarchs and the Negro National League (1920-1923) -- Negro National League and World Champions (1924-1929) -- The innovator -- night baseball and barnstorming (1930-1936) -- Joining the Negro American League (1937-1938) -- J.L. Wilkinson and the rebirth of Satchel Paige (1938-1939) -- The "Black Yankees" -- the Monarchs reach their peak (1940-1945) -- J.L. Wilkinson, Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball (1945) -- Final years for Wilkinson and the Monarchs (1946-1964) -- Epilogue : The long road to Cooperstown -- Appendix : Kansas City Monarchs rosters and records during the J.L. Wilkinson era (1920-1948)
Control code
ocn948547804
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
v, 232 pages
Isbn
9781476662992
Lccn
2016044895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99971354450
Other physical details
illustrations

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