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J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in Black baseball /

William A. Young.

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Author: Young, William A.
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Topics: Baseball team owners - United States - Biography. | African American baseball players - History. | Negro leagues - History. | Baseball - United States - History. | Kansas City Monarchs (Baseball team) - History. | Wilkinson, J. L., 1878-1964.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Biography. | History.
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Author: Young, William A., 1945-
Physical Description: v, 232 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781476662992 (softcover ;
1476662991 (softcover ;

Summary: "Baseball pioneer J.L. Wilkinson (1878-1964) was the owner and founder, in 1920, of the Negro League's famed Kansas City Monarchs. The only white owner in the National Negro League, Wilkinson earned a reputation in African American baseball for treating players with fairness and respect. Wilkinson was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006"--
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More Details for: J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monar