The Negro Leagues Book, Volume 2: The Players 1862-1960
Larry Lester and Wayne Stivers
Released in 2020 in celebration of Jackie Robinson’s debut day with the Brooklyn Dodgers is the ultimate, most comprehensive collection of information about players from the Negro Baseball Leagues ever published.
More than 7,000 players are listed with their respective years and teams. A special section about female team owners is included. Also, debut dates of every Major Leaguer from the Negro Leagues; an East-West All-Star team section; and a listing of World Series rosters.
Players who played in other sports; listing of relatives; listing of historical markers, monuments, roadways and ball parks named in their honor; and books authored by Negro League players.
This is only source for uniform numbers; players who served in the military; collegiate players and cemetery burial sites. Now available on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro National League in 1920 in the heart of America.