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Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season / Jonathan Eig.

Authors: Eig, Jonathan.
Call number: 796.357 Robinson, J.R. EIG
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Title: Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season / Jonathan Eig.
Physical description: x, 323 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780743294607
0743294602
LCCN: 2007001249
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1088591
Bib No.: 1088591

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