Black Ball is a peer-reviewed journal to be published twice each year by McFarland Publishing. With an emphasis on original research, the journal will promote the study of Negro Leagues and pre-Negro Leagues baseball, with an emphasis on their role in popular black culture.
Call for submissions: Black Ball welcomes article submissions on all subjects related to black baseball, including Negro major and minor leagues, barnstorming, segregation and integration, the business of black baseball, teams, and players. A wide range of disciplinary perspectives and methodologies are welcome.
Articles should generally run between 2,000-7,000 words, exclusive of the required endnotes and abstract, and should be submitted to the Editor as either Double-spaced hard copy and disk or as an email attachment in Microsoft Word. Editorial decisions will be sent out within 60 days of manuscript receipt.
Submit all manuscripts and editorial inquiries about Black Ball to:
Kent State University, Stark
6000 Frank Rd
North Canton OH 44720
6000 Frank Rd
North Canton, OH 44720 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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