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The Resource The Kings of Casino Park : Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932

The Kings of Casino Park : Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932

Label
The Kings of Casino Park : Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932
Title
The Kings of Casino Park
Title remainder
Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1930s, Monroe, Louisiana, was a town of twenty-six thousand in the northeastern corner of the state, an area described by the New Orleans Item as the "lynch law center of Louisiana." race relations were bad, and the Depression was pitiless for most, especially for the working class - a great many of whom had no work at all or seasonal work at best. Yet for a few years in the early 1930s, this unlikely spot was home to the Monarchs, a national-caliber Negro League baseball team. Crowds of black and white fans eagerly filled their segregated grandstand seats to see the page
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Aiello, Thomas
Dewey number
  • 796.357/640973
  • 796.357/640973
  • 796.35764097
Index
index present
LC call number
GV875.M59A44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monroe Monarchs (Baseball team)
  • Negro leagues
  • African American baseball players
  • Racism in sports
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Baseball
  • Monroe Monarchs (Baseball team)
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Negro leagues
  • Racism in sports
  • Louisiana
  • United States
Label
The Kings of Casino Park : Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: The 1932 Negro Southern League; 1. The Horror: Race Culture in the "Lynch Law Center of louisiana"; 2. The Jazz age and the Depression: The Different Trajectories of Monroe and Black Baseball in the 1920s; 3. The flood: Water, Race, and the Monarchs in Early 1932; 4. The Monarchs and the Major Leagues: The State of Black Baseball in 1932; 5. Spring Training: The Monarchs, the Crawfords, and the Negro Southern League; 6. The First Half: April-July 1932; 7. The Southern against the South: The first- Half Pennant Controversy
  • 8. The Second Half: July-August 19329. The World Series: September-October 1932; 10. After September: The Season, the Monarchs, and Monroe in the Popular and Historical Mind; Conclusion: "We Have Yet to Find a Moses"; Appendix 1. 1932 Monroe Monarchs Schedule and Results; Appendix 2. Timeline of 1932 Player/Personnel Acquisitions; Appendix 3. Monroe Monarchs Roster Breakdown and Comparison; Appendix 4. Statistical Analysis of the Available Data for the 1932 Monroe Monarchs; Notes; Bibliographic Essay; Index; Illustrations follow page 34; Tables follow page 80
Control code
772845391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (261 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845391
Label
The Kings of Casino Park : Black Baseball in the Lost Season of 1932
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: The 1932 Negro Southern League; 1. The Horror: Race Culture in the "Lynch Law Center of louisiana"; 2. The Jazz age and the Depression: The Different Trajectories of Monroe and Black Baseball in the 1920s; 3. The flood: Water, Race, and the Monarchs in Early 1932; 4. The Monarchs and the Major Leagues: The State of Black Baseball in 1932; 5. Spring Training: The Monarchs, the Crawfords, and the Negro Southern League; 6. The First Half: April-July 1932; 7. The Southern against the South: The first- Half Pennant Controversy
  • 8. The Second Half: July-August 19329. The World Series: September-October 1932; 10. After September: The Season, the Monarchs, and Monroe in the Popular and Historical Mind; Conclusion: "We Have Yet to Find a Moses"; Appendix 1. 1932 Monroe Monarchs Schedule and Results; Appendix 2. Timeline of 1932 Player/Personnel Acquisitions; Appendix 3. Monroe Monarchs Roster Breakdown and Comparison; Appendix 4. Statistical Analysis of the Available Data for the 1932 Monroe Monarchs; Notes; Bibliographic Essay; Index; Illustrations follow page 34; Tables follow page 80
Control code
772845391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (261 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845391

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