Catching Dreams: My Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues

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Contents
Illustrationsix
Foreword, John "Buck" O'Neilxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction, Gerald Earlyxv
1 Back Where It All Began1
2 Satchel Paige's All-Stars21
3 The Kansas City Monarchs51
4 From Kansas City to Baltimore and Back Again77
5 War98
6 The Color Line Falls103
7 A Ballplayer's Life128
8 Canada165
9 Too Old to Play, Too Young to Retire185
10 The Hall of Fame209
Index215

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • About the Author vi
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Foreword xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction: - Freedom and Fate, Baseball and Race xv
  • 1 - Back Where It All Began 1
  • 2 - Satchel Paige's All-Stars 21
  • 3 - The Kansas City Monarchs 51
  • 4 - From Kansas City to Baltimore and Back Again 77
  • 5 - War 98
  • 6 - The Color Line Falls 103
  • 7 - A Ballplayer's Life 128
  • 8 - Canada 165
  • 9 - Too Old to Play, Too Young to Retire 185
  • 10 - The Hall of Fame 209
  • Index 215
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