Jackie Robinson : an integrated life / J. Christopher Schutz.

By: Schutz, J. ChristopherMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]Description: vii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442245969; 1442245964Subject(s): Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 | Baseball players -- United States -- Biography | African American baseball players -- Biography | Racism in sports -- United States -- History -- Biography | Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- Biography | Baseball -- United States -- History -- BiographyGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 796.357092 | B LOC classification: GV865.R6 | S355 2016
Contents:
Before the legend: the young Robinson -- Freedom fighter -- The world of black baseball -- "A badge of martyrdom": Robinson's entry into white baseball -- The great experiment: Robinson ascends to the major leagues -- "To be Jackie Robinson": his further years in the majors, 1949-1956 -- Robinson off the diamond -- Early sunset on a legend.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-166) and index.

Before the legend: the young Robinson -- Freedom fighter -- The world of black baseball -- "A badge of martyrdom": Robinson's entry into white baseball -- The great experiment: Robinson ascends to the major leagues -- "To be Jackie Robinson": his further years in the majors, 1949-1956 -- Robinson off the diamond -- Early sunset on a legend.

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