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Fleet Walker"s Divided Heart

The Life of Baseball"s First Black Major Leaguer

by David W. Zang

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Bison Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Biography: sport,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Cultural Heritage,
  • People of Color,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Baseball - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9507548M
    ISBN 100803299133
    ISBN 109780803299139

    Download Book Fleet Walker S Divided Heart in PDF format. You can Read Online Fleet Walker S Divided Heart here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. Fleet Walker S Divided Heart Author: David W. Zang ISBN: Genre: Sports & Recreation File Size: 79 MB. Never married, Weldy Wilberforce Walker was buried in Steubenville’s Union Cemetery. Author's note. The author relied heavily on David Zang’s definitive biography of Moses Fleetwood, Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart. The work well-researched, well-documented and well-written and contains many references of Weldy Wilberforce Walker. Sources.

    Fleet Walker's divided heart: the life of baseball's first black major leaguer /Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, © Bentley Historical Library Call Number: DB 2 W Z29 Basketball Frieder, Bill. Basket case: the frenetic life of Michigan coach Bill Frieder /Chicago: Bonus Books, © Decades later, when author David Zang was researching Walker for the biography “Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart,” he struggled to find a copy of Walker’s book. The Library of Congress had Author: Zach Helfand.

    In Fleet Walker's Divided Heart, Zang aptly summarizes the ramifications of this incident. "That Anson's bigotry had now gained a wider acceptance was a sad sign of how quickly the mix of racial. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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Fleet Walker"s Divided Heart by David W. Zang Download PDF EPUB FB2

David W. Zang's "Fleet Walker's Divided Heart" is a detailed biography of a talented, tormented, late 19th century catcher: Moses Fleetwood Walker--America's first black major league baseball player.

"Fleet" Walker was born in Mt Pleasant, Ohio on Wednesday, October 7, This simple fact is mentioned on the first page of "Divided Heart."Cited by: 7.

David W. Zang's "Fleet Walker's Divided Heart" is a detailed biography of a talented, tormented, late 19th century catcher: Moses Fleetwood Walker--America's first black major league baseball player. "Fleet" Walker was born in Mt Pleasant, Ohio on Wednesday, October 7, This simple fact is mentioned on the first page of "Divided Heart."/5(5).

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Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer by David W. Zang. Moses Fleetwood Walker was the first black American to play baseball in a major league. He achieved college baseball stardom at Oberlin College in the s.5/5(1). Fleet Walker's Divided Heart by David W.

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Welcome to the first non-Jack London related edition of Ben’s Book Club. Today’s selection is something that my Minor League alter-ego had to read as part of a work assignment: David Zang’s biography of 19th century ballplayer Moses Fleetwood Walker.

Now, those who know me are aware that I could write many thousands of words on subjects such as 19th-century ballplayers. Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer by David W.

Zang A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. A biography of — and tract on — Moses Fleetwood Walker, baseball's first black bigleague star.

Walker was born in to a modestly prosperous family living in the relatively liberal and integrated eastern Ohio town of Mount Pleasant. Had he never picked up a bat while a student at Oberlin College, he would probably still have been an estimable figure in African-American history: In.

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by David W. Zang read by Andrew L. Barnes Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart, by David W. Zang, is an historical work that testifies to the strength of the freed slave during the nineteenth Fleet Walker, as his father named him, was to part the waters of black and white dissention through his life’s.

Fleet Walker's Divided Heart | 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.

The author relied heavily on David Zang’s definitive biography of Moses Fleetwood, Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart. The work is well-researched, well-documented, well-written and complete.

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Zang (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Moses Fleetwood Walker (October 7, – ) was an American professional baseball catcher who is credited with being one of the first black men to play in Major League Baseball (MLB).

A native of Mount Pleasant, Ohio, and a star athlete at Oberlin College as well as the University of Michigan, Walker played for semi-professional and minor league baseball clubs before joining the Batting average Get this from a library.

Fleet Walker's divided heart: the life of baseball's first black major leaguer. [David Zang] -- 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. Fleet Walker's Divided Heart: The Life of Baseball's First Black Major Leaguer. Moses Fleetwood Walker () played pro baseball from untilwhen the ban on black players became total.

He had started to play in earnest as an undergraduate at Oberlin and continued at the Univ. of Michigan. To learn more, read David W. Zang’s biography of Walker, entitled Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart–The Life of Baseball’s First Black Major Leaguer.

Book Description Moses Fleetwood Walker was the first black American to play baseball in a major league.Our home colony: a treatise on the past, present and future of the Negro race in America Moses Fleetwood Walker Herald Printing Co., - Social Science - 47 pages.This essay was originally published in "Inventing Baseball: The Greatest Games of the 19th Century" (), edited by Bill Felber.

Download the SABR e-book by clicking here. 1. Zang, David W. Fleet Walker’s Divided Heart (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ), p. 2. 2. Toledo Daily Blade, Map. 3. 3.