qThis anthology provides insights into black baseball, examining socio-economic and political conditions that created this institution, spotlighting players who characterized its special flavor and spirit. Based on forty years of research and interviews with surviving participants and observers, these essays preserve a crucial time in our country's history and provide a new perspective on the Negro Leaguesq--Provided by publisher.Essays on Baseballa#39;s Negro Leagues James A. Riley. Piper Davis: The Man Who ... The future superstar was then a 17-year-old high school student, and Piper was like a second father to him. ... My father was a miner and the miners were on strike at that time, so he had borrowed money for me to go to school. I had a part anbsp;...
|Title||:||Of Monarchs and Black Barons|
|Author||:||James A. Riley|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-04-26|