Black Baseball Players in Canada

A Biographical Dictionary, 1881–1960

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About the Book

In an era when black baseball players had limited playing prospects in the United States, they found a more hospitable and level playing field in Canada. The entries in this dictionary contain biographical sketches, career highlights and statistics for hundreds of players, as well as information about their teams and leagues.

About the Author(s)

Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) member Barry Swanton is retired from coaching and managing baseball in Winnipeg, Canada. He was recently inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame for his promotion of baseball and baseball history in that province.
A former radio and television reporter, Jay-Dell Mah develops websites. He is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and previously served as the organization’s webmaster. His Attheplate.com has been on the web since the late 1990s.

Bibliographic Details

Barry Swanton and Jay-Dell Mah
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 212
Bibliographic Info: 34 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4468-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tom Hawthorn      1

Preface      5

Introduction      11

THE PLAYERS      15

Bibliography      193

Index      195