Boclair: Tennessee State professor’s ode to baseball father wins SABR Negro Leagues award

From David Boclair at the Nashville Post on July 19, 2016, on SABR member Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton:

Dr. Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton, an associate professor of human performance and science at Tennessee State University, recently received the Robert Peterson Recognition Award for her book Daddy’s Scrapbook: Henry Kimbro of the Negro League, A Daughter’s Perspective.

The award is presented annually for bodies of work that increase public awareness of the Negro Baseball League. Dr. Kimbro-Hamilton received it this month at the 19th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference in Kansas City.

And that is just the second best thing that happened to her as a result of the book.

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Originally published: July 19, 2016. Last Updated: April 22, 2020.