for Young Readers
In The Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934
R. Smith Jr.
by Frank Morrison
Simon & Schuster...
Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson, and other baseball heroes in this unique radio
broadcast re-enactment 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 storyŚwith 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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