We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

by Kadir Nelson

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ISBN - 13: 9780786808328

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"We are the ship; all else the sea."-Rube Foster, founder of the Negro National League

The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field. It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the first half of the twentieth century. But most of all, the story of the Negro Leagues is about hundreds of unsung heroes who overcame segregation, hatred, terrible conditions, and low pay to do the one thing they loved more than anything else in the world: play ball.

Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through its decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. The voice is so authentic, you will feel as if you are sitting on dusty bleachers listening intently to the memories of a man who has known the great ballplayers of that time and shared their experiences. But what makes this book so outstanding are the dozens of full-page and double-page oil paintings-breathtaking in their perspectives, rich in emotion, and created with understanding and affection for these lost heroes of our national game.

We Are the Ship is a tour de force for baseball lovers of all ages.

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!

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We Are the Ship-the Story of Negro League Baseball

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11.25" x 11.25" [CH-A]. 88 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, bound in cloth with dust jacket. Moderate shelf-wear: remainder mark on bottom text-block with slight edgewear to bottom boards.

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We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

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Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Picture book. 96 p. Contains: Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.

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We Are the Ship the Story of Negro League Baseball

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9780786808328. 0.7 x 11.2 x 11.1 Inches; 96 pages.

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

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VG+/VG+ oblong Quarto in brown paper over boards, DJ illustrated with red and brown text on white spine. Minor shelf wear; a bit bumped at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ slightly rubbed. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved Beatrix Case. Dupont.

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

by Kadir Nelson

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Square 4to. 5th Printing. Before African-American players were allowed to play in Major League baseball, they had their own league. MULTI-AWARD WINNER NELSON has captured their history in his text and fabulous oil paintings of the players. INSCRIBED "To Helen" & SIGNED ON THE TITLE PAGE.

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

by Kadir Nelson

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4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 11 1/4 x 11 1/4-88 Pages-indexed-2 large foldouts picture the teams of the first Negro league World Series 1924-

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We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball

by Kadir Nelson

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9780786808328. Stiff unmarked book, about new in crisp dust jacket with puckering to lower front panel and some de-glossing from sticker removal.; 11.20 X 11.10 X 0.70 inches; 96 pages.

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