The Most Famous Woman In Baseball: Effa Manley and the Negro Leagues
Bob Luke

Washington DC: Potomac Books, 2011. First edition AS NEW IN DUST JACKET. First edition. Hardcover. 226 pp. with index. Illustrations. Biography of Effa Manley, the only woman to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, neatly interspersed with the story of her team, the Newark Eagles.. A key figure in Negro League history, Effa was the wife of Abe Manley, owner of the Newark Eagles in the 1930s and 40s. She acted in an executive capacity for the team much more so than her husband, and the team employed at various times such notable players as Larry Doby, Leon Day, Ray Dandridge, Biz Mackey, Monte Irvin and Don Newcombe. As New Hardcover 9781597975469 (Item ID: E18048)

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