We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

Title: We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
ISBN13: 9780786808328
Release Date: January 8th 2008
Published by: Jump At The Sun
Pages: 88

Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by the author.