Records of oral history collection of Black sport in Pittsburgh, 1980-1985
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AbstractThis collection contains 54 interviews, 30 of which have been transcribed and contain notes, conducted in the early 1980's by Rob Ruck, then a graduate student in the Department of History, University of Pittsburgh. It includes interviews with individuals involved in baseball clubs in and around Pittsburgh. These interviews were the basis of the book Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh (University of Illinois Press, 1986) by Rob Ruck. Interviews include: Cleveland Bailey; Joe Barranti; Mrs. William (Eleanor) Benswanger; Chet Brewer; Clarence Clark; Fred Clark; Billy Caye; John Crunkleton; Ray Dandridge; Pete Dimperio; Zerbie Dorsey; James Dorsey, Jr.; Hernando Rivera Fixa; Larnell Goodman; Bus Christian; Gil Gordon; Charles Greenlee, M.D.; Bill Harris; Teenie Harris; Jack Hopkins; Charlie Hughes; Walt Hughes; Ray Irwin; Benny Jackson; Helen Jackson; Ray Kemp; Chuck Klausing; Ralph Koger; Charles Kramer; Buck Leonard; Ralph Mellix; Willis Moody; Euthumm Napier; Bill Nunn, Jr., Jack Parker; Ted Page; Gabe Patterson; Vernon Phillips; Nick Raddick; Walter Rainey; Bill ("Pigmeat") Robinson; Jimmy Joe Robinson; Art Rooney; James Rooney; Sam Solomon; Jasper Stevens; James Stewart, M.D. ; Sam Streeter; Joe Stuchicki; Harold Tinker; Wyatt Turner; Everett Utterback; Joe Ware; Russell Weiskircher; Ellie Zuckerman.
Records of the Oral History Collection of Black Sport in Pittsburgh, 1980-1985, AIS 1987:01, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh
Gift of Rob Ruck, February, 1987..
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Ruck, Rob. Sandlot seasons : sport in Black Pittsburgh (Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1987).
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