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The Resource The Baltimore Elite Giants : sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball, Bob Luke

The Baltimore Elite Giants : sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball, Bob Luke

Label
The Baltimore Elite Giants : sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball
Title
The Baltimore Elite Giants
Title remainder
sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball
Statement of responsibility
Bob Luke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
JHE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Luke, Bob
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV875.N35
LC item number
L85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baltimore Elite Giants (Baseball team)
  • Negro leagues
  • African American baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Baseball
  • Baltimore Elite Giants (Baseball team)
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Negro leagues
  • Maryland
  • United States
Label
The Baltimore Elite Giants : sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball, Bob Luke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-184) 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
Baseball on a shoestring -- High hopes. Receptive community ; Settling in ; The roster ; Hard landing -- Pennants and jumpers. Elites take it all ; Owners vie for leadership ; Jumpers, trades, and close finishes -- War on the home front. Elites nail another pennant ; Notable opening day dignitaries ; Muddling through -- Bending the color bar. Sparks fly around Robinson and Rickey ; Wilson ousted ; A near miss ; Finally! ; Moving and moving on -- Integration, disintegration -- Appendix A.A brief history of Black baseball in Baltimore before the Elite Giants -- Appendix B. Baltimore Elite Giants Baseball Club operating statement, 1947 -- Appendix C. Baltimore Elite Giants standings, 1938-1951
Control code
ocn992440014
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Johns Hopkins paperback edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781421424309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The Baltimore Elite Giants : sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball, Bob Luke
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-184) 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
Baseball on a shoestring -- High hopes. Receptive community ; Settling in ; The roster ; Hard landing -- Pennants and jumpers. Elites take it all ; Owners vie for leadership ; Jumpers, trades, and close finishes -- War on the home front. Elites nail another pennant ; Notable opening day dignitaries ; Muddling through -- Bending the color bar. Sparks fly around Robinson and Rickey ; Wilson ousted ; A near miss ; Finally! ; Moving and moving on -- Integration, disintegration -- Appendix A.A brief history of Black baseball in Baltimore before the Elite Giants -- Appendix B. Baltimore Elite Giants Baseball Club operating statement, 1947 -- Appendix C. Baltimore Elite Giants standings, 1938-1951
Control code
ocn992440014
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Johns Hopkins paperback edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781421424309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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