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Author Colton, Larry.

Title Southern League : a true story of baseball, civil rights, and the deep South's most compelling pennant race / Larry Colton.

Imprint New York : Grand Central Pub., 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    796.35764 COL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 321 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 311) and index.
Summary The story of Alabama's first-ever integrated sports team--the Barons of baseball's Southern League--tracing its 1964 season and the heat of Birmingham and its citizens during a tumultuous year.
Subject Birmingham Barons (Baseball team)
Southern League (Baseball league) -- History.
Minor league baseball -- Alabama -- Birmingham.
Baseball -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781455511884 hardback
1455511889 hardback

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