Sandlot Seasons Sport in Black Pittsburgh. Rob Ruck.

Sandlot Seasons Sport in Black Pittsburgh

University of Illinois Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Very good dust jacket (sunning to the spine). Hardcover. First Edition. xiii + 230 pages, with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. First edition. Fine in crisp dust jacket with a bit of fade to the spine strip. Hardcover. Xiii+ 238 pp. Illustrated with photos. Fromm the roaring Twenties through the Korean War, sports played a major role in shaping Pittsburgh’s black community. The author focuses on amateur, sandlot and professional athletics. Negro League baseball teams such as the legendary Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords, featuring players like John Gibson, Satchel Paige, Cool Papa Bell and Oscar Charleston, and football’s Garfield Eagles enjoyed extensive coverage in African American newspapers and had a profound effect on life throughout the black community. Fine / very good. Item #E24292
ISBN: 9780252013225

Price: $32.50

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