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Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer

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Moses Fleetwood Walker was the first black American to play baseball in a major league. But Walker is more than a footnote: his life demonstrates both the devastation of racism and the role of baseball as a symbol of the nation. Walker achieved college baseball stardom while he was a student at Oberlin College in the 1880s. As Walker's athletic ability earned success on the playing field, racial attitudes were hardening and segregation was becoming the pattern of American society, both on the field and off. Teammates as ...

Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer 2007, Legacy Audio Books

ISBN-13: 9780977988341

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Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer 1998, Bison Books, Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9780803299139

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Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer 1995, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803249134

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