The Resource A negro league scrapbook, Carole Weatherford, (eaudio)

A negro league scrapbook, Carole Weatherford, (eaudio)

Label
A negro league scrapbook
Title
A negro league scrapbook
Statement of responsibility
Carole Weatherford
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Negro league baseball players didn't always get the respect that major leaguers received. And yet many'including Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, and Roy Campanella'quickly became standouts in the major leagues after 1947. Others didn't get to prove their mettle in the majors at all'or not until long past their prime. Leroy 'Satchel' Paige mixed his blazing fastball with 29 other devastating pitches to win 42 games and strike out 402 batters in 1936. Credited with 175 stolen bases in one year, speedster James 'Cool Papa' Bell delighted fans by scoring from first base on a bunt. And powered by steroid-free meals, Josh Gibson hit 75 homeruns in 1931'with one blast sailing 580 feet and another shattering a seat in Yankee Stadium. New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford compiles an enthralling summary of Negro league history that includes fascinating tidbits about prominent pitchers, hitters, utility players, teams, and traditions. 'An engaging overview ' especially successful in conveying the significance of the Negro leagues to the black community and in detailing the realities of segregation.''Library Journal '[This] is a thorough picture of the Negro leagues in all their sadness, pain, and glory. One doesn't need to be a baseball fan to be fascinated.''Kirkus Reviews 'A lively presentation'give it credit for at least a triple.''Booklist
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Weatherford, Carole
Dewey number
796.357/64/08996073
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
7 years and up
LC call number
GV875.N35
LC item number
W43 2014
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Ezra Knight
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Knight, Ezra
  • RBdigital
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Negro leagues
  • Negro leagues
Target audience
primary
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A negro league scrapbook, Carole Weatherford, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490610528
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z07946
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbdZ07946
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
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Tape width
not applicable
Label
A negro league scrapbook, Carole Weatherford, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490610528
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z07946
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
rbdZ07946
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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