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The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues / by Walter Dean Myers.

By: Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: My name is America ; Dear America. Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2001Edition: 1st ed.Description: 141 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0439095034.Subject(s): Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team) -- Fiction | Baseball -- Fiction | Negro Leagues -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Segregation -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | Diaries -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] Summary: Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.
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"A Dear America book"--Cover.

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Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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