The Chicago American Giants /

"This history includes an account of one of the Negro Leagues' most legendary teams. From its roots in the late 19th century through its decline and dissolution in the years immediately following integration of the white major leagues, the team, its players and its games are covered. A com...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Debono, Paul
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2007]
Online Access:Table of contents only
Table of Contents:
  • Prelude
  • The City of Big Shoulders and Giants (1870-1900)
  • Rube's odyssey (1901-1906)
  • Turf wars (1907-1910)
  • The birth of the American Giants (1911-1913)
  • Black baseball in the teens (1914-1919)
  • These were the Negro leagues (1920-1924)
  • The end of one empire, the beginning of another (1925-1930)
  • Life after Rube (1931-1939)
  • Democracy invades baseball (1940-1946)
  • The collapse of a dynasty (1947-1953).