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Title The Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s : how Robinson, MacPhail, Reiser, and Rickey changed baseball / Rudy Marzano ; foreword by Dave Anderson.
Author Marzano, Rudy, 1927-
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2005]
Copyright date ©2005
Description vi, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 796.35764 M
Summary "This history which includes chapters such as "1940: MacPhail Starts a Dodger Dynasty," "1942: FDR Says the Show Must Go On" and "The War Years," presents an exploration of how a crucial decade of Dodger accomplishments transformed American baseball"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-219) and index.
Contents The $100 superstar of 1939 -- MacPhail starts a Dodger dynasty: 1940 -- The year of the batting helmet: 1941 -- FDR says the show must go on: 1942 -- The Dodgers are not for sale -- The war years -- Baseball's first playoff: 1946 -- Jackie Robinson arrives: 1947 -- Rickey pads the walls: 1948 -- Jackie Robinson, batting champion: 1949.
Subject Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History -- 20th century.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Influence.
ISBN 0786419873 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786419876 (softcover : alk. paper) :

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