Bruce, Janet THE KANSAS CITY MONARCHS: Champions of Black Baseball
(Lawrence, Kansas): University Press of Kansas, (1985). 0700602739 / 9780700602735 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint rubber-stamped name and address to pastedown, discoloration to page edges, thus near fine; in a lightly rubbed, lightly edgeworn, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs reproduced intext. Tall octavo.
Stepping stone for Jackie Robinson, home base for Satchel Paige, and training ground for more than twenty blacks sent to the major leagues, the Kansas City Monarchs survived the entire thirty-five-year span of black baseball. 176 pages, including index.