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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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Prologue : "A thrilling and fascinating epic" -- Early life and a start in baseball (1878-1911) -- Breaking new ground -- the all-nations team (1912-1919) -- Founding the Monarchs and the Negro National League (1920-1923) -- Negro National League and World Champions (1924-1929) -- The innovator -- night baseball and barnstorming (1930-1936) -- Joining the Negro American League (1937-1938) -- J.L. Wilkinson and the rebirth of Satchel Paige (1938-1939) -- The "Black Yankees" -- the Monarchs reach their peak (1940-1945) -- J.L. Wilkinson, Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball (1945) -- Final years for Wilkinson and the Monarchs (1946-1964) -- Epilogue : The long road to Cooperstown -- Appendix : Kansas City Monarchs rosters and records during the J.L. Wilkinson era (1920-1948).
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Table of Contents for: J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monar