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Fair Dealing and Clean Playing: The Hilldale Club and the Development of…
by Neil Lanctot
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0815608659, Paperback)Traces the roots of the club and the three-tiered relationship between the Negro leagues, white semi-professional teams, and the major leagues.
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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