Black Ball: A Negro Leagues Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Fall 2010)

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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: 96
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2010
pISBN: 1110040000032
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editor’s Note      3

Articles
Black Baseball in the Arts: An Introduction
LESLIE HEAPHY      5
Painting Pride and Prejudice: Kadir Nelson’s We Are the Ship
DAN NATHAN      15
Empire and Objecthood: The Baseball Paintings of Mark Chiarello
JAMES BRUNSON      27
Hot Jazz and Black Ball: Connections Between Music and Baseball in Pittsburgh and Kansas City
SHAWN SELBY      53
“Give ’Em the Razzle-Dazzle”: The Negro Leagues in The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings and Soul of the Game
PAUL PETROVIC      61
Jackie Robinson and the Art of Integration
FRANK ARDOLINO and LESLIE HEAPHY      76

Book Reviews
Black Baseball Out of Season: Pay for Play Outside of the Negro Leagues, by William F. McNeil
REVIEWED BY ERICA FLEMING      86
A History of Cuban Baseball, 1864–2006, by Peter C. Bjarkman
REVIEWED BY STEVE HALPERN      87
Princoirs: Official Memoirs of Prince Joe Henry, Ex–Negro Leaguer, by Sean R. Muhammad
REVIEWED BY ROSE DRESCHER      88

Historical Notes      90
Further Reading (and Watching ) for This Issue      91
Contributors      99

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.