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The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues (My name is America)

by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

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Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Ne... Full description


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