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Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars

The Negro Leagues in Detroit, 1919-1933 (Great Lakes Books)

by Richard Bak

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Published by Gospel Light Publications .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL11353178M
    ISBN 100814325823
    ISBN 109780814325827

    A quiet Southerner who spent his summers blasting long balls for the Detroit Stars and his winters laboring in the Motor City's auto plants to make ends meet, Turkey Stearnes was one of the most prolific home-run hitters in the Negro leagues. Turkey Stearnes data Mostly from Holway, with career data from MacMillan 8th & 10th editions. Teams: Det Stars, Chi American Giants, 36 Phil Stars, 37 Det Stars, KC Monarchs Park Factors, as far as I know: Detroit played in a hitter’s park, though not an extreme shareholderdemocracy.com Chi Am Giants park was an extreme pitcher’s park.

    Turkey Stearnes. Top Pitcher Andy Cooper. Leaders. Hits # Player Years H; 1. Turkey Stearnes. Detroit Stars. WES. 1. Pete Hill. Mack Park (Detroit, MI) Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James. Apr 30,  · Preserving the Legacy of Black Baseball in Detroit’s Hamtramck Stadium. Turkey Stearnes, the Stars’ center fielder and an intimidating left-handed batter, is one of the best to ever play the game. Altogether, 18 people who played at Hamtramck Stadium are in the Baseball Hall of Fame, including Stearnes. to Green Book sites like the.

    Career []. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Stearnes acquired his nickname at an early age from his unusual running style, he began his career in professional baseball in with the Nashville Giants, then played for the Detroit Stars, beginning in In , the Stars failed to pay Stearnes his salary because of the Great Depression, so he moved from team to team for the remainder of his. In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team. This groundbreaking analysis of Detroit's entry in the Negro National League brings to life a fascinating story of skill, pride, and shareholderdemocracy.com: Author Richard Bak.


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In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team.

This groundbreaking analysis of Detroit's entry in the Negro National League brings to life a fascinating story of skill, pride, and perseverance. He began his career in professional baseball in with the Nashville Giants, then played for the Detroit Stars, beginning in Inthe Stars failed to pay Stearnes his salary because of the Great Depression, so he moved from team to team for the remainder of his career, retiring in as a member of the Kansas City shareholderdemocracy.comg average Apr 23,  · The Detroit Stars sent a scout to watch him play, and after a doubleheader in which Turkey reportedly went 6-for-9 with 11 RBI and three home runs, the young outfielder was offered a bonus to sign a Stars contract right there.

It was and making a living playing a child’s game was a heck Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars book a lucky stroke for a man with Stearnes dark skin.

Turkey Stearnes And The Detroit Stars book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In recalling the early part of this century in baseb /5(10). Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars: The Negro Leagues in Detroit, (Great Lakes Books) First /First edition by Bak, Richard () Hardcover on 5/5(5).

In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team. This groundbreaking analysis of Detroit's entry in the Negro National League brings to life a fascinating story of skill, pride, and shareholderdemocracy.com: Richard Bak.

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Bak, a Detroit-based journalist (And Cobb Would Have Caught It, not reviewed) has added another chapter to the history of baseball's Negro Leagues with this generally interesting history of black professional baseball in the Motor City between the wars.

Norman ``Turkey'' Stearnes, the fleet center fielder of the Detroit Stars, may well have been the greatest home-run hitter in the history of Author: Richard Bak.

The Detroit Stars were an American baseball team in the Negro leagues and played at historic Mack shareholderdemocracy.com Stars had winning seasons every year but two, but were never able to secure any championships.

Among their best players was Baseball Hall of Famer Turkey Stearnes. "In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team. This groundbreaking analysis of Detroit's entry in the Negro National League brings to life a fascinating story of skill, pride, and perseverance."Pages: Turkey Stearnes.

Norman Stearnes Born: May 8, Detroit Stars I. 0 Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book.

Outfielder Turkey Stearnes was a longtime member of the Detroit Stars and one of the Negro Leagues' most prolific sluggers. He was primarily a center fielder Negro Leagues Career Statistics [ edit ]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Lakes Books: Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars: The Negro Leagues in Detroit, by Richard Bak (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars: book by Richard Bak. In recalling the early part of this century in baseball history, casual fans tend to glorify legends like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth. While these remarkable players Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

His book is a plea for organized baseball to put Norman ``Turkey'' Stearnes () in the Hall of Fame, but Bak also depicts the Detroit Stars, a team in various Negro leagues that was more. The next season Stars manager Bruce Petway convinced Stearnes to join the roster, and it was in Detroit where Stearnes became known as an all-around outfielder who, according to historian James A.

Riley in his book The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues, "would slide hard into an infielder trying to apply the tag.". Turkey Stearns and The Detroit Stars essaysAfter reading the book Turkey Sterns and the Detroit Stars I realized that the book didn't just talk about the Negro League of Baseball, but yet a wide range of subjects.

The author of the book, Richard Bak touched on subjects such as segregation, the. Mar 01,  · Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars by Richard Bak,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). Dec 17,  · READ Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars: The Negro Leagues in Detroit, (Great Lakes.Mar 23,  · Historian Richard Bak, in his excellent book “Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars,” says Stearnes played games with Detroit, hit, and clubbed home runs.

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