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Book Review: The Mandak League: Haven for former Negro League ballplayers 1950-1957

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  • Book Review: The Mandak League: Haven for former Negro League ballplayers 1950-1957

    http://www.baseballhappenings.net/20...haven-for.html

    In the early 1950's, with the demise of the Negro Leagues and the availability of better racial conditions, playing baseball in Canada became an increasingly viable option for younger and aging black baseball players. SABR member Barry Swanton chronicles the history of the ManDak League, which opened its doors to many fine talents including Hall of Famers Ray Dandridge, Leon Day, Satchel Paige and Willie Wells.
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