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    • Ruling over Monarchs, Giants & Stars

    • True Tales of Breaking Barriers, Umpiring Baseball Legends, and Wild Adventures in the Negro Leagues
    • By: Byron Motley, Bob Motley
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Kansas City Monarchs, the Chicago American Giants, the St. Louis Stars, the Birmingham Black Barons, the Homestead Grays, and the Indianapolis Clowns; for over 50 years, they were the Yankees, Cardinals, and Red Sox of black baseball in America. And for over a decade beginning in the late 1940s, umpire Bob Motley called balls and strikes for many of their games, working alongside such legends as Satchel Paige, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, and Willie Mays.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Umpire Once Forgotten, Now Memorialized

    • By Tony E. on 02-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95