Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

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Price
$25.29
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.48 X 8.59 X 1.0 inches | 1.21 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780195076370

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About the Author
Robert W. Peterson is the author of Cages to Jump Shots (Oxford, 1990) and The Boy Scouts: An American Adventure. He has written for Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine, Sport, Boys' Life, and many other magazines.
Reviews
"[A] thorough, well-documented book....A worthy and fascinating addition to anyone's baseball library."--The New York Times Book Review

"Peterson...[is] to be congratulated not only for an original subject but an excellent book for anyone who enjoys reading baseball history."--The Sporting News

"Filled with the fascination that comes from discovering an unknown, complex, forgotten continent."--Newsweek

"Fascinating....One of the truly important sociological contributions to the growing literature of baseball."--The Washington Post Book World

"Highly recommended."--Library Journal