Sports & Recreation

The Baltimore Black Sox

by Bernard McKenna
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2020-06-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Pages: 212 pages
ISBN 13: 1476677719
ISBN 10: 9781476677712
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Baltimore Black Sox written by Bernard McKenna, published by McFarland which was released on 2020-06-11. Download The Baltimore Black Sox Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 101 At the end of the season, the Baltimore American noted that the “Black Sox had not lost a series to a local team in three years.”102 Charles Spedden had rebuilt the Black Sox into the most dominant semiprofessional baseball club, ... -- “Explore the travels of Crab City’s Black Sox, one of the original entries into the Eastern Colored League, and why their infield was valued at a million dollars.”—Larry Lester, chairman of SABR’s Negro Leagues Research Committee Providing a comprehensive history of the Baltimore Black Sox from before the team's founding in 1913 through its demise in 1936, this history examines the social and cultural forces that gave birth to the club and informed its development. The author describes aspects of Baltimore's history in the first decades of the 20th century, details the team's year-by-year performance, explores front-office and management dynamics and traces the shaping of the Negro Leagues. The history of the Black Sox's home ballparks and of the people who worked for the team both on and off the field are included.