Ivan R. Dee
Trim: 5¾ x 8¾
978-1-56663-295-9 • Paperback • February 2000 • $14.95 • (£11.99)
William Brashler is also the editor of The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings, the highly regarded novel of a touring black baseball team in the pre-Jackie Robinson era, as well as two other novels, City Dogs and Giancana. He lives and writes in Chicago.
Outstanding...a cornerstone for any baseball collection.
— Lee Milazzo; The Dallas Morning News
A life of the 'black Babe Ruth' doubles as a history of the Negro Leagues.
— Chicago Tribune
A vivid, moving account...one fine book!
— Charles C. Alexander; The Historian
Considered by many historians to be the best biography of the slugger.
— Josh Hamill; The New York Times
The life and times of the “black Babe Ruth”