Negro Baseball League Calendar, Wall, Shades of Color
An unwritten rule barred blacks from participating between the white foul lines. In response to this exclusion, black baseball players formed their own teams and their own leagues to play America's National Pastime - before it became truly national. The Forgotten Leagues 2006 Calendar, Volume: 1 "Black Baseball's 1st string All-Star Team," is the first installment of a three-volume series that pays homage to the best players in black baseball. We have picked the best players for each of the nine positions, plus a manager, a utility player and a second pitcher.
This calendar edition provides you with an insight of forgotten stars like Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard, Newt Allen, Jud Wilson, Pop Lloyd, Oscar Charleston, Cool Papa Bell, Turkey Stearnes, Satchel Paige, Bullet Rogan, Sam Bankhead, and manager Rube Foster. This time capsule edition renders historical images and factual knowledge. Discover the greatness of these Men of Color and their struggles for recognition. Discover the intimidation of their fastballs. Discover the grace of their glove work. Discover the thunder of their home runs. Discover baseballís First String All-Star Team! This 2006 Wall calendar was published by Shades of Color.
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