Whirty: Revised book reveals more about life, legacy of Effa Manley

From SABR member Ryan Whirty at Home Plate Don’t Move on May 21, 2020:

The following is an email interview with author and researcher extraordinaire Jim Overmyer about the recent release of a revised version of his landmark 1998 book, “Queen of the Negro Leagues: Effa Manley and the Newark Eagles.” The new version includes rich new details about Manley’s intriguing, trailblazing, influential life and legacy.

As the only woman in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and one who proudly, boldly and doggedly promoted and strengthened both the Newark Eagles, as well as black baseball in general, Manley’s historical impact is virtually incalculable. Take a read of Jim’s thoughts below! …

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Originally published: May 22, 2020. Last Updated: May 22, 2020.