J. Scott Johnson
In the 1930s in North Dakota, town teams employed black players from the Negro Leagues. In the communities of Bismarck and Jamestown, North Dakota, players were denied membership while performing a socially important function--playing baseball. Because of their race, they were ineligible for membership.
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Aligada, Reynaldo A., "Race and Baseball in North Dakota in the 1930's" (1998). Honors Theses. 676.