The Black Stars Who Made Baseball Whole

The Black Stars Who Made Baseball Whole

The Jackie Robinson Generation in the Major Leagues, 1947-1959

Book - 2006
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"For major league baseball, the decade following Jackie Robinson's 1947 debut was one of slow yet persistent change. By the end of 1959, 122 black ballplayers had made it. Like Robinson, their lives were made difficult on the field and off. This book brings attention to the accomplishments of this transitional generation of African American players"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
ISBN: 9780786423163
0786423161
Branch Call Number: 796.357 S971b
Characteristics: viii, 296 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm

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