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Title
Born to Play Ball
Names
Mays, Willie, 1931- (Author)
Einstein, Charles (Author)
Collection

The Black Experience in Children's Books: Selections from Augusta Baker's Bibliographies

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1955
Place: New York
Publisher: Putnam
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 796-M (Mays, W. Born to play ball)
Topics
National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
New York Mets (Baseball team)
Baseball
Genres
Books
Children's literature
Photographs
Physical Description
Extent: Xix, 168 p. illus., ports. 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR865018-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11690526
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9c65fe0-7cfb-0134-ca7c-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1955: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Born to Play Ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1955. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2c10da80-0358-0135-dbb9-39c18b9d29ed

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Born to Play Ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2c10da80-0358-0135-dbb9-39c18b9d29ed

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1955). Born to Play Ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2c10da80-0358-0135-dbb9-39c18b9d29ed

Wikipedia Citation

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Born to Play Ball