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Leagues apart

the men and times of the Negro baseball leagues

by Ritter, Lawrence S.

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Morrow Junior Books in New York .
Written in English

  • Negro leagues -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Negro leagues -- History.,
  • Baseball -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext by Lawrence S. Ritter ; illustrations by Richard Merkin.
    ContributionsMerkin, Richard, ill.
    LC ClassificationsGV875.A1 R58 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1093138M
    ISBN 100688133169, 0688133177
    LC Control Number94017512

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