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Baseball has done it

Author: Jackie Robinson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Jackie Robinson's theme is that integration in baseball has proved that Americans can live together in peaceful competition. The theme is developed with a history of Negroes in baseball. Excerpts from their lives as players are given in their own words, by Larry Doby, for instance, and by Roy Campanella. Ball club managers, prominently Branch Rickey, tell why they hired Negroes and how the barriers were broken  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Baseball has done it.
Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1964]
(OCoLC)606496853
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Robinson
OCLC Number: 493891
Description: 216 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Jackie Robinson ; edited by Charles Dexter.

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"Jackie Robinson's theme is that integration in baseball has proved that Americans can live together in peaceful competition. The theme is developed with a history of Negroes in baseball. Excerpts from their lives as players are given in their own words, by Larry Doby, for instance, and by Roy Campanella. Ball club managers, prominently Branch Rickey, tell why they hired Negroes and how the barriers were broken down."

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