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Title Satch, Dizzy & rapid Robert : the wild saga of interracial baseball before Jackie Robinson / Timothy M. Gay.
Author Gay, Timothy M.
Publication New York : Simon & Schuster, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Edition First hardcover edition.
Description xvi, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 796.35764 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-334) and index.
Summary Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
African American baseball players -- History.
Negro leagues -- History.
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982.
Dean, Dizzy, 1910-1974.
Feller, Bob, 1918-2010.
Alt Title Satch, Dizzy and rapid Robert
Dizzy & rapid Robert
ISBN 1416547983 (hardcover) :
9781416547983 (hardcover)

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