Sierra Athletics Media Podcast 6: Pioneers of Black Baseball Part 2: Sol White and Rube Foster

Sierra Athletics Media Podcast 6: Pioneers of Black Baseball...

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In episode 6 cohosts Francis C. Harris and Charles F. Harris Jr., coauthors of the ‘Pictorial History of the African American Athlete,’ continue their discussion on the pioneering founders of early 20th century black baseball. In this episode they add more details about the lives and careers of Sol White (1868-1955), a groundbreaking player and author of the 1907 book, ‘The History of Colored Baseball’ and Andrew “Rube” Foster (1879-1930), an outstanding pitcher, executive, and founder of the Negro National League in 1920. Both men have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The episode is moderated by Calvin Reid.
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In episode 6 cohosts Francis C. Harris and Charles F. Harris Jr., coauthors of the ‘Pictorial History of the African American Athlete,’ continue their discussion on the pioneering founders of early 20th century black baseball. In this episode they add more details about the lives and careers of Sol White (1868-1955), a groundbreaking player and author of the 1907 book, ‘The History of Colored Baseball’ and Andrew “Rube” Foster (1879-1930), an outstanding pitcher, executive, and founder of the Negro National League in 1920. Both men have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The episode is moderated by Calvin Reid.
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