Black Ball: A Negro Leagues Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Fall 2009)

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About the Book

BACK ISSUE
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About the Author(s)

Leslie A. Heaphy is an associate professor of history at Kent State University, Stark Campus, in Canton, Ohio.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Leslie A. Heaphy
Format: softcover (7 x 9)
Pages: 124
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 1110040000022
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note      3

Daniel Gardner Burley: Musician, Journalist and Activist
LESLIE HEAPHY      4
Bud Fowler’s Lost Years
PETER MORRIS      10
Remembering the Bearcats: Black Baseball in France at the End of World War I
PELLOM MCDANIELS III      24
The Rise and Fall of Greenlee Field: Biography of a Ballpark
GERI STRECKER      37
The Black Press and Negro League Baseball in 1940s Cleveland
RYAN RYZNER      68
To Pittsburgh from Chicago: A Changing of the Guard in Black Baseball and the Black Press in the 1930s
BRIAN CARROLL      86

Book Reviews
Black Baseball and Chicago: Essays on the Players, Teams and Games of the Negro Leagues’ Most Important City, Edited by Leslie Heaphy
REVIEWED BY BRIAN CARROLL      106
Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend, by Larry Tye
REVIEWED BY ANTONGIULIO SORGINI      107
South of the Color Barrier: How Jorge Pasquel and the Mexican League Pushed Baseball Toward Racial Integration, by John Virtue
REVIEWED BY JASON F. NORRIS      108
The Baltimore Elite Giants: Sport and Society in the Age of Negro League Baseball, by Bob Luke
REVIEWED BY MICHELLE BUDENZ      109

Historical Article      111
Further Reading for This Issue      112
Contributors      118

Book Reviews & Awards

“Some great articles…outstanding scholarship”—The Courier; “fascinating…the articles here are research quality, documented with end notes and sometimes additional reading lists. The book reviews are signed, and the editorial board is impressive…should appeal to a large audience”—Serials Solutions.