Overview:Bud Fowler: Baseball's First Black Professional - This is the biography of Bud Fowler (ne John Jackson), the first African American to play in organised baseball, and the longest tenured at the time that the colour line was drawn. In addition to his professional playing career, which lasted more than 25 years, Fowler was a scout, organiser, owner, and promoter of touring black baseball clubs - including the legendary Page Fence Giants - in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.Emphasising the social and cultural contexts for Fowler's accomplishments on and off the baseball diamond, and his prominence within the history and development of the national pastime, author Jeff Laing builds a convincing case for Fowler as one of the great pioneering figures of the early game.

This book is on page /ef28172a407799e584bbe1bbae7aeb68/book/1603725644-9780786472642. It was written by the following authors: Jeffrey Michael Laing, Brad JOHNSON, Melody Jones. Book Bud Fowler: Baseball's First Black Professional, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Politics, True Stories, Society, Biography, Education. The book was published on 2013-05-30 00:00:00. It has 236 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 318 g. File for download Bud Fowler: Baseball's First Black Professional has PDF format and is called bud-fowler-baseballs-first-black-professional.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our objectif-paleo.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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