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Title The boys of summer [electronic resource] / by Roger Kahn.
Author Kahn, Roger.
Publication New York : Aurum Press, 2013.
Description 1 online resource (623 pages).
text file
Call # eBOOK
Series Aurum sports classics
Aurum sports classic.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Cover; Title page; Dedication; Contents; Lines on the Transpontine Madness; BOOK ONE The Team; 1 The Trolley Car That Ran by Ebbets Field; 2 Ceremonies of Innocence; INTERLUDE I; BOOK TWO The Return; 3 Clem and Jay; 4 The Bishop's Brother; 5 Carl and Jimmy; 6 The Sandwich Man; 7 Black Is What You Make It; 8 The Road to Viola; 9 A Shortstop in Kentucky; 10 The Hard Hat Who Sued Baseball; 11 One Stayed in Brooklyn; 12 Manchild at Fifty; 13 The Duke of Fallbrook; 14 The Lion at Dusk; 15 Billy Alone; INTERLUDE II; Afterwords on the Life of Kings; An Acknowledgment; Copyright
Summary This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the colour barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a book by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field, and who had the good fortune in the 1950s to cover the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune. This is a book about what happened to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others when their glory days were behind them. In short, it is a book fathers and sons and about the making of m.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Influence.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Kahn, Roger The Boys of Summer New York : Aurum Press,c2013 9781781311783
ISBN 9781781312070 (electronic bk.)
1781312079 (electronic bk.)

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