Book #123764

We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Kadir Nelson

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Hyperion, 2008.
ISBN: 0786808322

Price: $60.00

A Fine first Printing of the First Edition housed in a like dust-jacket, each mildly edgeworn.

The book tells the story of Negro League Baseball from its inception in the early 1900s up until the height of its popularity in the 1940s. The book features a number of well-known players and managers, as well as lesser-known players who have left an indelible mark on the game. The book also provides a fascinating look at the black community and the discrimination that they faced during this time.; 4to; 88 pages.