Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National by Michael Lomax

By Michael Lomax

As the better half quantity to Black Baseball Entrepreneurs,1860–1901:
working in any respect helpful, Lomax’s new e-book keeps to
chronicle the background of black baseball within the usa. the 1st volume
traced the improvement of baseball from an workout in group building
between African americans within the pre–Civil battle period right into a commercialized
enjoyment and a unprecedented and profitable chance for entrepreneurship
in the black group. during this publication, Lomax takes a more in-depth look
on the advertising and marketing and merchandising of the Negro Leagues by way of black baseball
magnates. He explores how race motivated black baseball’s institutional
improvement and the way it formed the enterprise courting with white clubs
and executives. Lomax explains how the choices that black baseball
magnates made to insulate themselves from outdoor impacts could have
distorted their perceptions and finally ended in the Negro Leagues‘ demise.
The cave in of the Negro Leagues by means of 1931 used to be, Lomax argues, "a
dream deferred within the total African American pursuit for freedom and

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