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Title:
Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season / Jonathan Eig.
Call Number:
796.357 Robinson, J.R. EIG
Publication Date:
2007.
Publisher:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Physical Description:
x, 323 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Jack Roosevelt Robinson -- Some good colored players -- The uprising -- Opening day -- Up in Harlem -- Praying for base hits -- Cardinal sins -- The great road trip -- Tearing up the pea patch -- Pee-wee's embrace -- The glorious crusade -- A smile of almost painful joy -- Up and down MacDonough Street -- A real gone guy -- A good thing for everybody -- The poison pen -- The unbeatable yanks -- Dixie Walker's dilemma -- The footsteps of Enos 'Country' Slaughter -- Shadow dancing -- We aren't afraid? -- And the World Series is over.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1088591
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