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The Resource Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson

Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson

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Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America
Title
Carrying Jackie's torch
Title remainder
the players who integrated baseball-- and America
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jacobson
Title variation
Carrying Jackies torch
Title variation remainder
the players who integrated baseball...and America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles twenty African American baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson, describing the types of discrimination they faced, from the imposition of quotas, to white players refusing to play with them, to salary inequalities
Biography type
collective biography
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189953
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jacobson, Steve
Dewey number
  • 796.3570922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.A1
LC item number
J34 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Baseball
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the players who integrated baseball...and America
Label
Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-252) and index
Contents
Equal but separate : before Jackie changed everything -- He made his own history : Monte Irvin might have been first -- Second, and second to none : Larry Doby bears the burden with grace -- A closed world opens up : Ed Charles finds there is a chance -- Worse than you imagine : Mudcat Grant dodged the bullets -- Looking back with regret : Ernie Banks was playing baseball -- The pinstripes go black and white : Elston Howard hid the pain -- You know you go in the back door : Alvin Jackson reports to spring training -- I'm no Jackie Robinson : too much bigotry for Charlie Murray -- Recognition 50 years later : Chuck Harmon gets his own street -- Sometimes people live and learn : Maury Wills finds a white ally -- Forever is not too long to wait : Emmett Ashford umpires alone -- Most valuable attitude : Frank Robinson made them better -- The best of them don't always understand : Tommy Davis reminds the Dodgers of their heritage -- Living up to his own image : Bob Gibson overcomes the stereotype -- Joan of Arc of baseball : Curt Flood sacrifices his career -- Breaking that record and bigoted hearts : Henry Aaron sets the record -- What would Jackie do : Dusty Baker finds his answers -- Coping with the ever-present danger : Lou Brock outsmarted the threats -- The only Black in the room : Bob Watson wears a necktie -- Epilogue : We integrated baseball and America followed
Control code
ocm68373268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781556526398
Lccn
2006014278
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68373268
Label
Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-252) and index
Contents
Equal but separate : before Jackie changed everything -- He made his own history : Monte Irvin might have been first -- Second, and second to none : Larry Doby bears the burden with grace -- A closed world opens up : Ed Charles finds there is a chance -- Worse than you imagine : Mudcat Grant dodged the bullets -- Looking back with regret : Ernie Banks was playing baseball -- The pinstripes go black and white : Elston Howard hid the pain -- You know you go in the back door : Alvin Jackson reports to spring training -- I'm no Jackie Robinson : too much bigotry for Charlie Murray -- Recognition 50 years later : Chuck Harmon gets his own street -- Sometimes people live and learn : Maury Wills finds a white ally -- Forever is not too long to wait : Emmett Ashford umpires alone -- Most valuable attitude : Frank Robinson made them better -- The best of them don't always understand : Tommy Davis reminds the Dodgers of their heritage -- Living up to his own image : Bob Gibson overcomes the stereotype -- Joan of Arc of baseball : Curt Flood sacrifices his career -- Breaking that record and bigoted hearts : Henry Aaron sets the record -- What would Jackie do : Dusty Baker finds his answers -- Coping with the ever-present danger : Lou Brock outsmarted the threats -- The only Black in the room : Bob Watson wears a necktie -- Epilogue : We integrated baseball and America followed
Control code
ocm68373268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781556526398
Lccn
2006014278
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68373268

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