The Forgotten League: A History of Negro League Baseball ( History Shorts #2 ) by Frank Foster
Rube Foster, Cool Papa Bell, Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard...they are some of the greatest players to ever play the game; so why have so few people heard of them? Because they never played in the MLB; they were the heroes of a baseball league often forgotten: The Negro League.
This book traces the history of the league from the early days of Professional Black Baseball and the formation of leagues to Post-Integration decline.
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