Get a first person look inside 1940’s Negro-league baseball, as told through detailed, poignant, and humorous stories that includes personal letters which journal the baseball life of Baltimore Elite Giant pitcher, Donald Troy.
Turn back time and step into the first-hand account of Donald Troy, a talented pitcher for the Baltimore Elite Giants. View this unique time in 1940’s America, as told through moving real-life stories. Enjoy the humor and baseball life of a teen while traveling with the seasoned Negro League Baseball Players.
A behind the scenes look at how life was for the Negro-League ball players. From bat boy to ballplayer Donald Troy’s experience as a Negro-league baseball player is a rare and detailed glimpse into segregated America. A first-hand account from 1940’s America when black professional athletes are pushing to be accepted in the Major league.
Read about Negro-League Baseball legends such as Roy Campanella, Henry Kimbro, George Scales and many more. Includes photos and official documents including acceptance letters, pay stubs, and player’s contracts. From injuries to locker room antics and everything in-between, grab a hot dog and peanuts and dive into these personal stories.