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Beyond the shadow of the Senators

Brad Snyder

Beyond the shadow of the Senators

the untold story of the Homestead Grays and the integration of baseball

by Brad Snyder

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homestead Grays (Baseball team) -- History,
  • Washington Senators (Baseball team : 1886-1960) -- History,
  • Baseball -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • African American baseball players -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Discrimination in sports -- United States

  • About the Edition

    The story of the lost era between Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, of a crusading journalist, Sam Lacy, an immensely talented black baseball player, Buck Leonard, and a stubborn major league owner Clark Griffith. Tells why the fight to integrate major league baseball in Washington, D.C. and not in Brooklyn, why black Washington ultimately lost the fight, and why the Senators were not the first team to integrate. It"s also the story of the greatest baseball dynasty that most people have never heard of, the Homestead Grays.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-403) and index.

    StatementBrad Snyder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV875.H59 S69 2003b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 418 p. :
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22859804M
    ISBN 100071431977

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