Cuban Star

Cuban Star

How One Negro-League Owner Changed the Face of Baseball

Book - 2011
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Shares the story of Negro League team owner Alex Pompez's founding of a notorious Harlem numbers racket as part of his efforts to finance the New York Cubans, describing his role in retaining the team throughout integration, transitioning players to the majors, and achieving a Negro League World Series Championship.
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780809094790
Branch Call Number: 796.357092 P772B 2011
Characteristics: xvi, 302 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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