The Black Aces: Baseball's Only African-American Twenty-Game Winners


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For most of the first half of the twentieth century, African-Americans were excluded from Organized Baseball. But their love of the game, and their desire to play could not be denied. Despite that ban, "blackball" was being played in just about every cow pasture and field available throughout the country. Black players criss-crossed the country in Negro League games and on barnstorming tours, bringing baseball to places where the Major Leagues never dreamed of going. Many gifted athletes never got the chance to compete in ...

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Joe O

Mar 20, 2014

great book about many outstanding pitchers!

The Black Aces: Baseball's Only African-American Twenty Game Winners By Jim Grant

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