Neil Lanctot: Baseball Historian

Neil Lanctot, Ph.D.

Neil Lanctot
Fair Dealing
Negro League Baseball
Photo: Evan Krape
Neil Lanctot is a historian and author of Fair Dealing and Clean Playing: The Hilldale Club and The Development of Black Professional Baseball, 1910-1932 (1994), Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution (2004), and Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella (2011). Recipient of the Seymour Medal from the Society for American Baseball Research, he teaches modern American history at the University of Delaware. He is a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox and resides in West Chester, PA.