- Published: New York : HarperCollins, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 770
- 9780061349201 (trade bdg.)
- 0061349208 (trade bdg.)
- 9780061349218 (lib. bdg.)
- 0061349216 (lib. bdg.)
- Manley, Effa, -- 1897-1981.
- Newark Eagles (Baseball team) -- History.
- Women baseball team owners -- Biography.
- African American women -- Biography.
- African American business enterprises -- New Jersey -- Newark.
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She loved baseball : the Effa Manley story
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Call number: J 921 Manley, Effa
Available Copies: Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth
Effa always loved baseball. As a young woman, she would go to Yankee Stadium just to see Babe Ruth's mighty swing. But she never dreamed she would someday own a baseball team. Or be the first and only woman ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. From her childhood in Philadelphia to her groundbreaking role as business manager and owner of the Newark Eagles, Effa Manley always fought for what was right. And she always swung for the fences.
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