The Resource Barnstorming to Heaven : Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams, (electronic resource)

Barnstorming to Heaven : Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams, (electronic resource)

Label
Barnstorming to Heaven : Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams
Title
Barnstorming to Heaven
Title remainder
Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams
Title variation
Barnstorming to Heaven
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A rare insider's perspective on baseball's great barnstorming age. The Indianapolis Clowns were a black touring baseball team that featured an entertaining mix of comedy, showmanship, and skill. Sometimes referred to as the Harlem Globetrotters of baseball-though many of the Globetrotters' routines were borrowed directly from the Clowns-they captured the affection of Americans of all ethnicities and classes. Alan Pollock's father, Syd, owned the Clowns, as well as a series of black barnstorming teams that crisscrossed the country from the late 1920s unt
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Pollock, Alan J
Dewey number
  • 338.7/61796357/092
  • 338.761796357092
  • 796.3576408996073
LC call number
  • GV865.P65 A3
  • GV865.P65A3 2006
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Riley, James A
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  • Baseball team owners - United States
  • Baseball team owners -- United States -- Biography
  • Indianapolis Clowns (Baseball Team) - History
  • Indianapolis Clowns (Baseball Team) -- History
  • Negro leagues - History
  • Negro leagues -- History
  • Pollock, Syd
  • Pollock, Syd
Label
Barnstorming to Heaven : Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction - James A. Riley; Part One: Celebration: The Essence of the Clowns; 1. The Heart and Soul of Black Baseball; 2. Peanuts, Goose and Ed; 3. Nature Boy, Prince Jo and Birmingham Sam; Part Two: Syd Pollock: The Man Behind the Clowns; 4. Dad and Baseball; 5. View from the Office; 6. View from the Bus; Part Three: The Twenties and Thirties: Road Map; 7. Blue Sox, Red Sox and Cuban Stars; 8. Enter the Clowns; Part Four: The Forties: With Fire; 9. Denver Post Tournament Champions; 10. Bunny and Buster; 11. Style Defined and Refined; 12. Highlights and Insights
  • 13. More Tales of Goose and Tut14. Life on the Road; 15. At the Helm; 16. Remembrance of Players Past; Part Five: The Fifties: The Jody Transition; 17. First Pennant; Photos; 18. Repeat Champions; 19. A Shortstop Named Henry; 20. Toni Stone; 21. Charlie, Connie and Peanut; 22. Jackie Robinson's All-Stars; 23. On the Road Again; 24. Farewell to the King; 25. Bobo, Yogi and Chauff; Part Six: The Sixties: A Section Reserved for Whites; 26. No Camelot for the Clowns; 27. The Clowns in Cooperstown; 28. Bobo Revisited; 29. My Roomie; 30. On Being Black and on the Road; 31. Riding into the Sunset
  • 32. One Last HurrahPart Seven: As Mailmen Whistle; 33. The Last Whaler; 34. Legacy; Epilogue; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (421 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817357221
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000260775
  • (EBL)934472
  • (OCoLC)795120545
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000260775
Label
Barnstorming to Heaven : Syd Pollock and His Great Black Teams, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction - James A. Riley; Part One: Celebration: The Essence of the Clowns; 1. The Heart and Soul of Black Baseball; 2. Peanuts, Goose and Ed; 3. Nature Boy, Prince Jo and Birmingham Sam; Part Two: Syd Pollock: The Man Behind the Clowns; 4. Dad and Baseball; 5. View from the Office; 6. View from the Bus; Part Three: The Twenties and Thirties: Road Map; 7. Blue Sox, Red Sox and Cuban Stars; 8. Enter the Clowns; Part Four: The Forties: With Fire; 9. Denver Post Tournament Champions; 10. Bunny and Buster; 11. Style Defined and Refined; 12. Highlights and Insights
  • 13. More Tales of Goose and Tut14. Life on the Road; 15. At the Helm; 16. Remembrance of Players Past; Part Five: The Fifties: The Jody Transition; 17. First Pennant; Photos; 18. Repeat Champions; 19. A Shortstop Named Henry; 20. Toni Stone; 21. Charlie, Connie and Peanut; 22. Jackie Robinson's All-Stars; 23. On the Road Again; 24. Farewell to the King; 25. Bobo, Yogi and Chauff; Part Six: The Sixties: A Section Reserved for Whites; 26. No Camelot for the Clowns; 27. The Clowns in Cooperstown; 28. Bobo Revisited; 29. My Roomie; 30. On Being Black and on the Road; 31. Riding into the Sunset
  • 32. One Last HurrahPart Seven: As Mailmen Whistle; 33. The Last Whaler; 34. Legacy; Epilogue; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (421 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817357221
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000260775
  • (EBL)934472
  • (OCoLC)795120545
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000260775

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