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OUT OF THE SHADOWS African American Baseball from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson

by | Read by Mirron Willis

Contemporary Culture • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

Baseball is a crossroads of American history and race, and editor Bill Kirwin's collection of essays on its pivotal figures provides insights into the sport from that perspective. Mirron Willis provides well-enunciated diction as he delivers chapters on figures from 100 years of baseball history. Willis's low, serious voice is a good fit for the gravity of the topics. Essays focus on Sol White, an early player and writer; Effa Manley, an owner in the Negro Leagues, and Dick Allen, who had a tumultuous career in the Majors in the 1960s and '70s, among others. M.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2016]

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Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2015

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-5113-1859-4 $9.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $19.95

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