Annotations for Stars in the Shadows : The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934


Baker & Taylor
"In 1934, Chicago was the setting for one of the most fascinating ballgames in history: the second annual East-West Games. Come step back in time to see the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in this All-Star Game. This exhilaratingplay-by-play is a tour de force: a complete imagining of the radio broadcast of that thrilling game. You'll meet the legendary players, step into the stands with the fans, and even hear the radio commercials! Coretta Scott King Award Winner Charles Smith, Jr has written a must-have for any baseball aficionado. Beautifully packaged and with incredible black-and-white illustrations by Frank Morrison, this is a rare and momentous book"--

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Baker & Taylor
An account of the history-making All-Star Negro League is presented in a unique radio broadcast transcript format that gives play-by-play descriptions of the contributions of such legendary players as Satchel Paige, Turkey Stearness and Cool Pappa Bell. By the Coretta Scott King Award-winning author of My People.

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Baker & Taylor
An account of the history-making All-Star Negro League is presented in a unique radio broadcast transcript format that gives play-by-play descriptions of the contributions of such legendary players as Satchel Paige, Turkey Stearness, and Cool Pappa Bell.

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Simon and Schuster
Meet Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, and other baseball heroes in this unique radio broadcast reenactment of a legendary All-Star Game, marking a pivotal time in sports history.

1934, Chicago. Come step back in time to witness the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in one of the most fascinating All-Star ballgames in American history.

Using a unique radio broadcast transcript, Coretta Scott King Award Winner Charles R. Smith, Jr. has recreated this momentous event with a lively play-by-play retelling of the second annual Negro League East-West Game. Meet legendary players like Satchel Paige, Turkey Stearness, and Cool Pappa Bell, hang in the stands with the fans, and experience this exhilarating untold, true story--with a lyrical twist.

Stars in the Shadows is a must-have for any baseball aficionado or anyone interested in forgotten history. Beautifully packaged and with incredible black-and-white illustrations by Frank Morrison, this is a rare and extraordinary book.

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