Queen of the Negro Leagues: Effa Manley and the Newark Eagles (Hardcover)

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Queen of the Negro Leagues: Effa Manley and the Newark Eagles (Hardcover)

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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, this book honors the life of Effa Manley, the trailblazing female co-owner of baseball's Newark Eagles. This edition includes new details regarding the Negro Leagues, Manley's induction into the Hall of Fame, and previously-unknown information about Manley's childhood and family.
James Overmyer writes and lectures on baseball history, primarily on black baseball. He is a member of the Negro Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research and was a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame special committee that elected Manley and other black baseball figures to the Hall. Overmyer is the author of the first edition of Queen of the Negro Leagues (1998), Black Ball and the Boardwalk: The Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City (2014) and Cum Posey of the Homestead Grays: A Biography of the Negro Leagues Owner and Hall of Famer (2020).

Product Details ISBN: 9781538139844
ISBN-10: 1538139847
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: April 8th, 2020
Pages: 312
Language: English