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By Brad Snyder

"As thorough a historical past of a Negro league staff as could be culled from the on hand sources... not only the heritage of a staff however the story of 1 urban in all its social complexity."

--The long island instances publication Review

An spell binding narrative a couple of misplaced period in either baseball and American background, Beyond the Shadow of the Senators reveals the real tale of the best baseball dynasty most folks have by no means heard of--the home Grays--and how the struggle to combine our nationwide hobby begun with this team.

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