Rickey and Robinson

Rickey and Robinson

The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

eBook - 2014
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In Rickey and Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball--a story that for decades has relied largely on inaccurate, secondhand reports. Focusing on Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, Kahn's account is based on exclusive reporting and his personal reminiscences, including revelatory material he buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s. Rickey and Robinson were chiefly responsible for making integration happen. Through in-depth examinations of both men, Kahn separates fact from myth to present a truthful portrait of baseball and its participants at a critical juncture in American history.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Rodale Inc, [2014]
ISBN: 9781623362980
Branch Call Number: 796.357 Ka
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)
Alternative Title: Rickey and Robinson

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