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Title The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and the American culture, 1997 (Jackie Robinson) / edited with an introduction by Peter M. Rutkoff ; series editor, Alvin Hall.
Conference Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and the American Culture (9th : 1997 : Cooperstown, N.Y.)
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2000]
Copyright date ©2000
Description x, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 796.357 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Jackie Robinson, baseball, Brooklyn, and beyond / Peter Rutkoff -- Before Robinson -- William Clarence Matthews : "The Jackie Robinson of his day" / Karl Lindholm -- A story in Black and white : baseball and racism in 1938 / Chris Lamb -- Something to cheer about : the Negro leagues at the dawn of integration / James E. Overmyer -- Jackie Robinson and the American zeitgeist / William Simons -- Robinson and social change -- Working in the shadows of Rickey and Robinson : Bill Veeck, Larry Doby and the advancement of Black players in baseball / Peggy Beck -- Robinson's legacy : Black women and Negro baseball / Gai Ingham Berlage -- Ten years after : the baseball establishment, race, and Jackie Robinson / Ron Briley -- Nine principles of successful affirmative action : Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, and the integration of baseball / Anthony R. Pratkanis and Marlene E. Turner -- Baseball, cricket, and social change : Jackie Robinson and Frank Worrell / Michael Malec and Hillary Beckles -- The legacy of Robinson -- The Black knight : a political portrait of Jackie Robinson / Steven Wisensale -- Jackie Robinson as media's mythological Black hero / Doug Battema -- The influence of Robinson on the serious baseball novel / Richard F. Peterson -- Jackie Robinson and the National Baseball Hall of Fame / David W. Findlay and Clifford E. Reid -- The great experiment fifty years later / Jules Tygiel.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Congresses.
Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
African American baseball players -- History -- Congresses.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Addl. Author Rutkoff, Peter M., 1942-
Hall, Alvin L.
Spine Ti Cooperstown Symposium, 1997
ISBN 0786408316 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786408313 (softcover : alk. paper) :

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