Overview:Sunday Coming: Black Baseball in Virginia - The story begins in the 1930s, when black baseball was gaining popularity, and goes to the 1980s, when the last few games were played. From Winchester to Tidewater, Danville to Fairfax, baseball was the most enduring form of entertainment and recreation for black communities. For fifty years, the state's black teams played in pastures, cleared-out forests, city parks, and, for a fortunate few, minor league stadiums. This work re-creates this bygone era through the words of the men who played and whose spirited memories are evidence of their love of the game. Some of black baseball's most memorable teams, leagues, and personalities, such as Kelly's Allstars, the Interstate League, the Negro American Association, the Roanoke Black Cardinals, and Cool Papa Winston, to name a few, are included.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725646-9780786413515. It was written by the following authors: Darrell J. Howard, John James Hardy. Book Sunday Coming: Black Baseball in Virginia, which can be read online, published by the company: Read Country Books, McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Finance, Law, History, Language, Reference, Society, Sports Books, Business, Politics. The book was published on 2002-11-30 00:00:00. File for download Sunday Coming: Black Baseball in Virginia has PDF format and is called sunday-coming-black-baseball-in-virginia.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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