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Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birmingham Black Barons, The Last Negro League World Series, and the Making of a Baseball Legend characters ´ 107 Davis who gave Mays an incredible apprenticeship seasonIlluminates the Negro League's last days drawing on in depth research and interviews with remaining playersExplores the heated rivalry between Mays's Black Barons and Buck O'Neil's Kansas City Monarchsculminating in the last Negro League World SeriesBreaks new historical ground on what led the New York Giants to acuire Mays and why he didn't sign with the Brooklyn Dodgers New York Yankees or Boston Red SoxPacked with stories and insights Willie's Boys takes you inside an important part of baseball history and the development of one of the all time greats ever to play the game A few random thoughts that don t necessarily pertain to the story itself but sum up most of what you need to know about the book This book feels very long There is a lot of content which is OK But it just feels long Part of that is that the title says 1948 but you get to the end of the 1948 season and the book is only 60% done The book continues into the 1949 season and even beyond in order to track the Barons and Willie Mays further down the road It makes sense that it works that way it was just a bit strange at first This is as much a book about Piper Davis as it is about Willie Mays That s fine it might actually be a good thing since there are other books about Mays and Piper might actually be a interesting character The book is at its best when it is talking about Piper and his relationships with his players Klima spends a lot of time speculating about what might have happened behind the scenes or describing the back alley transactions that did happen Some of this is interesting a lot of it isn t some of it has been described in other places some of it hasn t This book is intended to be about everything that happened to get Mays to the major leagues But the book is stronger when it talks about the players than when it talks about the front office A lot of the book s content is just a compilation of other interviews and other stories It s great that someone did it and put together the story of Willie Mays I just feel like the book could have been focused and maybe the wide variety of source material made it difficult to hone in on the key storyOverall I enjoyed the book You get a clear picture of what the Negro Leagues were like in the late 40s from the fading attendance to the simultaneous clamor for and institutional fear of getting these players to the major leagues You get a feel for everything that surrounded Mays and how everyone helped him and even sheltered him along the way You get a feel for how special everyone thought Mays was and how amazing he was even at a young age If you re looking for a thorough background this book is a good place to startAfter reading this book I read The End of Baseball by Peter Schilling it was a good follow up to this one and if you enjoyed Willie s Boys I d recommend pairing the two Les 31 Meilleurs Aliments pour prévenir un AVC. interviews with remaining playersExplores the heated rivalry between Mays's Black Barons and Buck O'Neil's Kansas City Monarchsculminating The Very Best Of Recipes for Health: 250 Recipes and More from the Popular Feature on NYTimes.com: A Cookbook in the last Negro League World SeriesBreaks new historical ground on what led the New York Giants to acuire Mays and why he didn't sign with the Brooklyn Dodgers New York Yankees or Boston Red SoxPacked with stories and How to Be a Healthy Vegetarian: Complete Nutrition Guide & Recipe Book insights Willie's Boys takes you Ayuno intermitente para mujeres: Quemar grasa en menos de 30 días con una seria pérdida de peso permanente de una manera científica muy simple, saludable ... comida y perder más peso (Spanish Edition) inside an Het SSD Plan: Plant-based eten tegen diabetes type 2 (Leefstijl als Medicijn) important part of baseball history and the development of one of the all time greats ever to play the game A few random thoughts that don t necessarily pertain to the story Taste of Home Mediterranean Made Easy: 321 light & lively recipes for eating well everyday itself but sum up most of what you need to know about the book This book feels very long There The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now! it just feels long Part of that The Anti Inflammatory Paleo Keto Zone Diet is that the title says 1948 but you get to the end of the 1948 season and the book The Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Solution: The 28-Day Kickstart Plan for Lasting Weight Loss is only 60% done The book continues Feel Great Lose Weight into the 1949 season and even beyond Everyday Cooking with dr. 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Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birmingham Black Barons, The Last Negro League World Series, and the Making of a Baseball Legend characters ´ 107 The story of Willie Mays's rookie year with the Negro American League's Birmingham Black Barons the Last Negro World Series and the making of a baseball legendBaseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays is one of baseball's endearing greats a tremendously talented and charismatic center fielder who hit 660 career homeruns collected 3283 hits knocked in 1903 runs won 12 Gold Glove Awards and appeared in 24 All Star games But before Mays was the Say Hey Kid he was just a boy Willie's Boys is the story of his remarkable 1948 rookie season with the Negro American League's Birmingham Black Barons who took a risk on a raw but gifted 16 year old Great book if you like baseball you ll love this read great characters of yesteryearA good book for fans of any sport history Eating Well after Weight Loss Surgery: Over 150 Delicious Low-Fat High-Protein Recipes to Enjoy in the Weeks, Months, and Years after Surgery in 1903 runs won 12 Gold Glove Awards and appeared Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy-and Save Our Planet in 24 All Star games But before Mays was the Say Hey Kid he was just a boy Willie's Boys Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy—and Save Our Planet is the story of his remarkable 1948 rookie season with the Negro American League's Birmingham Black Barons who took a risk on a raw but gifted 16 year old Great book Eating Well to Win: Inspired Living Through Inspired Cooking (NBA Cookbook, Chef to the Stars) if you like baseball you ll love this read great characters of yesteryearA good book for fans of any sport history

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Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birmingham Black Barons, The Last Negro League World Series, and the Making of a Baseball Legend characters ´ 107 And gave him the experience confidence and connections to escape Birmingham's segregation navigate baseball's institutional racism and sign with the New York Giants Willie's Boys offers a character rich narrative of the apprenticeship Mays had at the hands of a diverse group of savvy veterans who taught him the ways of the game and the worldSheds new light on the virtually unknown beginnings of a baseball great not available in other booksCaptures the first incredible steps of a baseball superstar in his first season with the Negro League's Birmingham Black BaronsIntroduces the veteran group of Negro League players including Piper This book taught me so much about the Birmingham Black Barons so that by the time I was a uarter of the way through I d remembered and recognized each player and starter from that 48 The author shines a uniue spotlight on how huge a role Piper Davis played in Willie Mays s career as well as his Black Barons teammates It also shines the harsh truth about the much fawned over Kansas City Monarchs whose owner was a bigoted racist that belonged to the Kansas Ku Klux Klan and how many players suffered under the power men like Baird held back then as well as the Monarchs own deceit and prejudice toward other Negro League teams This is one of my favorite books of all time and is well deserving of a five star rating Essential reading for any fans of the the Birmingham community and Negro League s Five Stars


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  • Willie's Boys: The 1948 Birmingham Black Barons, The Last Negro League World Series, and the Making of a Baseball Legend
  • John Klima
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  • 08 October 2020
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