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J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs : trailblazers in black baseball / William A. Young.

Author:
Young, William A., 1945- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
v, 232 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary note:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-226) and index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781476662992 (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • 1476662991 (softcover ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016044895
OCLC:
948547804
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