Neil Lanctot

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Neil Lanctot

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Woonsocket, RI, The United States



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Neil Lanctot (born 1966) is an American historian and author.

Lanctot was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1987 with a B.A. in English. He subsequently earned an M.A. in American History from Temple University in 1992 and a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware in 2002.

Lanctot's first book, Fair Dealing and Clean Playing: The Hilldale Club and the Development of Black Professional Baseball, 1910-1932, was published by McFarland and Company in 1994. In 2007, Syracuse University Press released a paperback edition.

His second book, Negro League Baseball - The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution, appeared in 2004 and received critical acclaim from numerous publications, including the fro

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Neil Lanctot said "yes" to attending "Campy" with Neil Lanctot
date: December 08, 2011 07:00PM
location: Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, 67 East 11th Street, New York, NY, The United States
description: Discussion and book signing for Neil Lanctot's new book, Campy - The Two Lives of Roy Campanella.
date: June 09, 2011 07:00AM
location: Chester County Book & Music Company , 975 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA, The United States
description: Neil Lanctot will visit the store to sign CAMPY: THE TWO LIVES OF ROY CAMPANELLA Lanctot’s biography of Hall of Fame catcher Campanella is filled with surprises. It is the first life of the Dodger great—considered to be one of the greatest catchers in baseball history—in decades and the most authoritative ever published. West Chester resident, Neil Lanctot is an historian who has written extensively about baseball. He is the author of two books, most recently Negro League Baseball: The Rise and ...more
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