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William Brashler talks about his book "Bingo Long's Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings"

BROADCAST: Dec. 10, 1973 | DURATION: 00:45:45


Mr. Brashler converses with Studs about his research for the novel and the players he had spoken with to gather information for the book. The novel tells the story of a baseball team that revolts from a tyrannical Negro League owner and spends the 1939 season barnstorming around the Midwest. Includes two excerpts of a Cool Papa Bell interview talking about their travel as "barnstormers". Studs and Mr. Brashler read several exchanges of dialogue from the book.