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Jackie Robinson : with profiles of Satchel Paige and and Branch Rickey

Author: Timothy D Frystak; World Book, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2007.
Series: Biographical connections.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 broke major league baseball's color barrier in partnership with Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Also includes profiles of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, one of the greatest pitchers of his day, who joined the majors in 1948, and of Branch Rickey.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Satchel Paige; Branch Rickey; Jackie Robinson; Satchel Paige; Branch Rickey; Satchel Paige; Branch Rickey; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D Frystak; World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 0716618281 9780716618287
OCLC Number: 69671953
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Profile : Satchel Paige --
Jackie Robinson. Chronology and introduction to Robinson's life ; Experiencing racial intolerance ; Lieutenant Robinson ; The Negro Leagues ; The noble experiment ; Breaking the color barrier ; Integrating the Major Leagues ; A champion off the field ; Changing times --
Profile : Branch Rickey.
Series Title: Biographical connections.
Responsibility: [Timothy D. Frystak].
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A biography of Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 broke major league baseball's color barrier in partnership with Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Also includes profiles of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, one of the greatest pitchers of his day, who joined the majors in 1948, and of Branch Rickey.

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