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Leslie Heaphy

Leslie Heaphy | Associate Professor

Phone: 330-244-3304
Fax: 330-672-2943

At Kent State at Stark, I teach all the history survey classes as well as courses in Asian history, 20th century US and sports history. I love all sports but especially baseball -- and I have to admit that I am really a New York Mets fan.  I also co-direct the honors program on the Stark campus.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Satchel Paige and Company: Essays on the Kansas City Monarchs, Their Greatest Star and the Negro Leagues, McFarland & Company (May 15, 2007)

Black Baseball and Chicago: Essays on the Players, Teams and Games of the Negro Leagues Most Important City, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers (July 5, 2006)

The Negro Leagues, 1869-1960, McFarland & Company (December 11, 2002)

The Encyclopedia of Women and Baseball, McFarland and Company (2006)

Editor of journal Black Ball since 2008--semi annual national peer reviewed publication.

Research Areas
  • Negro leagues
  • Women's sports
  • Race,Gender and sport