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Baltimore Elite Giants

Bob Luke

Baltimore Elite Giants

sport and society in the age of Negro League baseball

by Bob Luke

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baltimore Elite Giants (Baseball team) -- History,
  • Negro leagues -- History,
  • African American baseball players -- History,
  • Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History,
  • Baseball -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBob Luke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV875.N35 L85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16945755M
    ISBN 100801891167
    ISBN 109780801891168
    LC Control Number2008028735

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