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Fair Dealing and Clean Playing
The Hilldale Club and the Development of Black Professional Baseball, 1910–1932

 
Neil Lanctot

Paper $24.95    |    978-0-8156-0865-3    |    2007

Traces the roots of the club and the three-tiered relationship between the Negro leagues, white semi-professional teams, and the major leagues.

Reviews
"A study of . . . one of the best teams in the pioneer Eastern Colored League."
USA Baseball Weekly

"A thorough history . . . goes beyond player profiles and anecdotes."
Dugout

Description
The Hilldale Club of Darby, Pennsylvania, was the dominant team in black baseball during the 1920s. Their success came about largely through the efforts of Hilldale president and manager Edward Bolden. Bolden’s professionalism and reputation for fair play were instrumental in his forming the Eastern Colored (EC) League in 1922. This absorbing story, highlighted with vivid photographs, chronicles the origins and development of black baseball.

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Author
Neil Lanctot is the author of the critically acclaimed Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution. He has written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, and several other journals and anthologies. He lives in West Chester, Pa.

6 1/8 x 9 1/4, 304 pages, 34 black-and-white photographs, appendix, notes

Previously published in 1994 by McFarland and Company, Inc.


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