The Resource Baseball's leading lady : effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues, Andrea Williams, (electronic resource)

Baseball's leading lady : effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues, Andrea Williams, (electronic resource)

Label
Baseball's leading lady : effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues
Title
Baseball's leading lady
Title remainder
effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For fans of Hidden Figures and Steve Sheinkin's Undefeated, Andrea Williams's Baseball's Leading Lady is the powerful true story of Effa Manley, the first and only woman inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Before Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947, Black athletes played in the Negro Leagues--on teams coached by Black managers, cheered on by Black fans, and often run by Black owners. Here is the riveting true story of the woman at the center of the Black baseball world: Effa Manley, co-owner and business manager of the Newark Eagles. Elegant yet gutsy, she cultivated a powerhouse team. Yet just as her Eagles reached their pinnacle, so did calls to integrate baseball, a move that would all but extinguish the Negro Leagues. On and off the field, Effa hated to lose. She had devoted her life to Black empowerment--but in the battle for Black baseball, was the game rigged against her'
Cataloging source
RECBK
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Williams, Andrea
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.M325
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manley, Effa
  • Newark Eagles (Baseball team)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  • Negro leagues
  • Baseball
  • Baseball team owners
  • Women baseball team owners
  • African American women
Label
Baseball's leading lady : effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues, Andrea Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5057274
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250623737
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4fbb819c-0faf-4a61-abcb-02e099774866
Publisher number
EB00782713
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1164731161
Label
Baseball's leading lady : effa manley and the rise and fall of the negro leagues, Andrea Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5057274
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250623737
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4fbb819c-0faf-4a61-abcb-02e099774866
Publisher number
EB00782713
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1164731161

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