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Lawrence D. Hogan

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Shades of Glory
The Negro Leagues & the Story of African-American Baseball
Written by Lawrence D. Hogan
Foreword by Jules Tygiel


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $15.95

"Probably the most comprehensive history of black baseball available in one book…a must-read for any student of the game." —Cincinnati Enquirer

"Hogan sets the teams and leagues in the cultural and economic context of the black experience and the communities in which they played, broadening the book's appeal to anyone interested... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Shades of Glory
The Negro Leagues & the Story of African-American Baseball
Written by Lawrence D. Hogan
Foreword by Jules Tygiel


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: January 31, 2006
Price: $26.00

Celebrating African America's contribution to our great national pastime, this comprehensive, lively history combines vivid narrative, visual impact, and a unique statistical component, to recreate the excitement and passion of the Negro Leagues. Packed with stories, biographical essays, scores of archival photographs and other evocative artifacts, it is an important contribution... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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