In John "Buck" O'Neil, THE ROOKIE, HIS WORDS, HIS VOICE updated and expanded, we revisit the legend’s first summer with the Kansas City Monarchs. Utilizing interviews, historic photographs, and actual voice recordings from interviews with O’Neil, you read and hear from a master storyteller as he discusses the Negro American League and its importance as an integral part of the American baseball landscape. Much more than a book about baseball, this publication is a unique oral history, presented for the first time, in O’Neil’s authentic voice. This publication features 11 QR codes from segments of Buck's interviews with the author nearly nine before he appeared in Ken Burns' baseball. This feature, along with the 8.25 x 11 inch size of the book, makes the 50 photographs included come alive. Fully indexed and loaded with details about the Negro American League and other historic events of 1938, with lots of stories, makes for an enjoyable excursion into O’Neil’s fascinating life.
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