Play Ball, Part II - Through the Years: African-American History in Champaign County

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Title

Play Ball, Part II - Through the Years: African-American History in Champaign County

Subject

Sports and Recreation--Baseball, Biography, History, Media--Through the Years, Media--Courier, Men, Segregation

Description

Part two of this special feature on African-American baseball leagues and teams focuses on the Champaign Eagles, part of the Eastern Illinois League in the 1950s and 1960s. Features personal reminiscences by Ernie Westfield, J.W. Pirtle, Bud Johnson, Tracy Parsons, Peter MacFarland, and Alicia Lowery.

Creator

African-American Network of the Early American Museum, Champaign County Forest Preserve District, Through the Years

Date

Fall 2007

Contributor

Cheryl Kennedy, Alicia Lowery

Contribution Form

Online Submission

No

Citation

African-American Network of the Early American Museum, Champaign County Forest Preserve District, Through the Years, “Play Ball, Part II - Through the Years: African-American History in Champaign County,” eBlack Champaign-Urbana, accessed September 19, 2019, http://eblackcu.net/portal/items/show/21.

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