The Baltimore Elite Giants: Sport and Society in the Age of Negro League Baseball

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. As new in dust jacket. First edition/printing. Hardcover. 192 pp. with index. Illustrated. The story of one of the best known teams of the old baseball Negro Leagues, the Baltimore Elite (pronounced "eee-lite") Giants. Author Luke , a socialogist and baseball writer, narrates the untold story of the team and its interaction with the city and its people during the long years of segregation. Some of the major league game's most notable stars came from the ranks of the Elites--Roy Campanella, Joe Black, Jim Gilliam. As New / as new. Item #E24902
ISBN: 9780801891168

Price: $14.95

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