They Played for the Love of the Game

They Played for the Love of the Game

Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota

Book - 2016
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"This book recovers the nearly lost history of the segregation-era array of semipro leagues, barnstorming clubs, and loose organizations of all-black teams by sharing stories of African American ballplayers in Minnesota, from the 1870s to the 1960s, through photos, artifacts, and spoken histories passed through the generations"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016
ISBN: 9781681340043
Characteristics: 194 pages ; 23 cm


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