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Baseball"s First Indian, Louis Sockalexis

Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian

by Ed Rice

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Tide-Mark Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Biography: sport,
  • People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Biography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Baseball players,
  • Indian baseball players,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8610821M
    ISBN 101559497386
    ISBN 109781559497381
    OCLC/WorldCa52952630

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      Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Indian tribe of Maine, played in only 94 major league games, but is remembered today as the first Native American, and first recognized minority, to perform in the National was signed by the Cleveland Spiders in , fifty years before Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian from Maine, was one of the greatest college baseball stars of the s. Following his days playing for Holy Cross and Notre Dame, he went directly into the major leagues with Cleveland's National League team in , becoming the first of his race to play in the majors and the first minority athlete to play in the National : $

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The "new and revised" paperback edition of BASEBALL'S FIRST INDIAN has been released by Down East Books of Maine. The book is available through all Maine bookstores and on All author royalties from this edition will go in support of the Louis Sockalexis Monument.

Delving into a mystery, that will probably never be solved, involving a biographer named Franklin Lewis, and unraveling a misconception about the process used to select the Baseballs First Indian, this book’s author proves, once and for, that Sockalexis forever deserves the honor of being the inspiration for the nickname and was, at the very least.

While growing up in the Penobscot Indian reservation in the late s, Louis Sockalexis fell in love with baseball and did all he could to develop his unusual talent.

Undaunted by the poverty and inequality in legal rights experienced by Native Americans at the time, he went on to Holy Cross College on an athletic scholarship/5(5). - Buy Baseball's First Indian, Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian book online at best prices in India on Read Baseball's First Indian, Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 3.

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Buy Baseball's First Indian, Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian by Ed Rice () by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. Sockalexis was a full-blooded Indian, and was, in fact, the first Indian ever to play big league baseball.

And so the name ‘Indians’ was selected to honor Chief Sockalexis and it’s been. Louis Francis Sockalexis (Octo – Decem ), nicknamed The Deerfoot of the Diamond, was an American baseball player.

Sockalexis played professional baseball in the National League for three seasons, spending his entire career () as an outfielder for the Cleveland Spiders.

A Native American from the Penobscot tribe, Sockalexis is often identified as the first. Louis Sockalexis was a Native American, one of the first, if not the first, to play professional baseball, born on Oct. 24,on the Penobscot reservation in Old Town, Maine.

Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian from Maine, was one of the greatest college baseball stars of the s. Following his days playing for Holy Cross and Notre Dame, he went directly into the major leagues with Cleveland s National League team inbecoming the first of his race to play in the majors and the first minority athlete to play in the National League/5(4).

A biography of Louis Sockalexis, a Penobscot Indian who played major league baseball for Cleveland in the s. It also provides information on several of his relatives who were involved in sports. The work is well written and detailed although it comes across as somewhat biased toward Sockalexis.

An interesting read for the baseball enthusiast.3/5. Buy Baseball's First Indian, Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend, Cleveland Indian by Ed Rice (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. This story is one of several that are found throughout "Indian Summer: The Tragic Story of Louis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball" by Brian McDonald and symbolizes the problem the author had in writing this biography.

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