Out of the Shadows: African American Baseball from the Cuban Giants to Jackie Robinson

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Contents
vii  Introduction
Jerry Malloy1  The Birth of the Cuban Giants: The Origins of Black Professional Baseball
Lee Lowenfish15  When All Heaven Rejoiced: Branch Rickey and the Origins of the Breaking of the Color Line by Lee Lowenfish
Anthony R. Pratkanis & Marlene E. Turner31  The Year “Cool Papa” Bell Lost the Batting Title: Mr. Branch Rickey and Mr. Jackie Robinson's Plea for Affirmative Action
Rob Ruck47  Baseball and Community: From Pittsburgh's Hill to San Pedro's Canefields
Jerry Malloy61  The Strange Career of Sol. White, Black Baseball's First Historian
Scott Roper81  “Another Chink in Jim Crow?” Race and Baseball on the Northern Plains, 1900–1935
Jerry Jaye Wright94  From Giants to Monarchs: The 1890 Season of the Colored Monarchs of York, Pennsylvania
Guy Waterman106  Racial Pioneering on the Mound: Don Newcombe's Social and Psychological Ordeal
Jean Hastings Ardell116  Mamie “Peanut” Johnson: The Last Female Voice of the Negro Leagues
Gai Ingham Berlage128  Effa Manley, A Major Force in Negro Baseball in the 1930s and 1940s
William C. Kashatus147  Dick Allen, the Phillies, and Racism
Anthony R. Pratkanis & Marlene E. Turner194  Nine Principles of Successful Affirmative Action: Mr. Branch Rickey, Mr. Jackie Robinson, and the Integration of Baseball
223  List of Contributors
225  Source Acknowledgments

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