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Title A fine team man : Jackie Robinson and the lives he touched / Joe Cox.
Author Cox, Joe, 1980- author.
Publication Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2019]
Description pages cm
Call # 796.357 ROBINSON C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Rachel Robinson: you know doggone well you've got a girl? -- Attendance, Jesus, and America: the motivations of Branch Rickey -- Tricky navigation: Happy Chandler, Jim Crow, and Jackie Robinson -- Wendell Smith and the power of the press -- Clyde Sukeforth and the residue of design -- Kindly old Burt Shotton: I cannot possibly hurt you -- Men and brothers: Red Barber and Jackie Robinson -- Pee Wee Reese: standing by me -- Dixie Walker: I feel like I've learned.
Summary "A biography about baseball legend Jackie Robinson featuring figures whose lives were altered by "the great experiment," as the integration of baseball was called during his time"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
Negro leagues -- History.
Related To Online version: Cox, Joe, 1980- author. Fine team man Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2019] 9781493039050 (DLC) 2018050962
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