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Our white boy

Jerry Craft

Our white boy

by Jerry Craft

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Published by Texas Tech University Press in Lubbock, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Craft, Jerry, -- 1937-,
  • Pitchers (Baseball) -- Texas, West -- Biography,
  • Baseball players -- Texas, West -- Biography,
  • Mayors -- Texas -- Jacksboro -- Biography,
  • Negro leagues -- Texas, West -- History,
  • African American baseball players -- Texas, West -- History,
  • Baseball -- Texas, West -- History,
  • Texas, West -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJerry Craft with Kathleen Sullivan ; foreword by Larry Lester.
    GenreBiography, History
    SeriesSport in the American West
    ContributionsSullivan, Kathleen, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.C678 C73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23944665M
    ISBN 109780896726741
    LC Control Number2009046591
    OCLC/WorldCa468231868

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