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Josh Gibson

Baseball (21-Dec-1911 — 20-Jan-1947)


William Brashler. Josh Gibson: A Life in the Negro Leagues. New York: Harper & Row. 1978. 201pp.

John B. Holway. Josh and Satch: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige. Westport, CT: Mecklermedia. 1991. 238pp.

Mark Ribowsky. The Power and the Darkness: The Life of Josh Gibson in the Shadows of the Game. Replica Books. 1999. 319pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.253)

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.585)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.271)

  7. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.325-27)

  8. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.522)

  9. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.866)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.262)

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