Josh Gibson

Josh Gibson

Author: Nick Twemlow

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 0823934756

Page: 112

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Nick Twemlow. Although he is most often heralded for his prowess with the baseball bat , Josh Gibson was no slouch as a catcher . Homestead Grays ' catcher Josh Gibson crouches near home plate.

Presents a biography of the powerful home run hitter and chronicles the history of African American participation in organized baseball, the formation of the Negro leagues, and racial politics in America.



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