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This Was Negro Baseball

Robert Peterson

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

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses how Negro baseball started and flourished from 1898 to 1946 as black men were barred from major league baseball. Thus, negroes developed a uniquely American spectacle called ... More


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