FLEET WALKER'S DIVIDED HEART The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer [ 1880's - Moses Fleet Walker ]

By: ZANG , David W , University Sports Studies Teacher

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FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed.1st print. During the 1880's a Gifted Athlete Moses Fleet Walker, reached stardom despite the racial hatred against black Americans. A student at Oberlin College - life was never going to be easy. He served time in prison - was a gifted inventor - civil right's activist & author - living precariously along the fault lines of America's racial dilemma. illus. One Map+ 13 b/w photo-plates. 158pp.240x160mm [ dark salmon cloth silver titles, No inscsp. book as new] Dust Jacket not price clipped, real miniscule edgewear & creasing to inner flaps. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: FLEET WALKER'S DIVIDED HEART The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer [ 1880's - Moses Fleet Walker ]

Author Name: ZANG , David W , University Sports Studies Teacher

Categories: History, Autobiography /Biography, Sports & Pastimes,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Lincoln, USA / London, UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0803249136

ISBN Number 13: 9780803249134

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: VG

Type: Book

Size: 240x160mm Approx

Seller ID: 10367

Keywords: 19th c. Black American History , Sporting History , American Baseball Legends , Biography , Moses Fleet Walker , 1st Black American in Major League , 1880's Stardom Oberlin College , Racial Hatred , Injustice Prison , Civil Rights Activist , Inventor , Gifted Athlete , ,