The Baltimore Black Sox

A Negro Leagues History, 1913–1936

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About the Book

Providing a comprehensive history of the Baltimore Black Sox from before the team’s founding in 1913 through its demise in 1936, this history examines the social and cultural forces that gave birth to the club and informed its development. The author describes aspects of Baltimore’s history in the first decades of the 20th century, details the team’s year-by-year performance, explores front-office and management dynamics and traces the shaping of the Negro Leagues. The history of the Black Sox’s home ballparks and of the people who worked for the team both on and off the field are included.

About the Author(s)

Bernard McKenna is an English professor at the University of Delaware.

Bibliographic Details

Bernard McKenna

Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 60 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7771-2
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4019-8
Imprint: McFarland