Über den Autor
William Brashler is also the editor of The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings, the highly regarded novel of a touring black baseball team in the pre-Jackie Robinson era, as well as two other novels, City Dogs and Giancana. He lives and writes in Chicago.
Brashler traces the career of a great baseball hitter known as "the black Babe Ruth"--from the sandlots and semi-pro teams of Pittsburgh through his debut with the Homestead Grays in 1930 to his untimely death in 1947 at age 35. 8 illustrations.