Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season

Author: Jonathan Eig
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of the 1947 baseball season during which Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier is a sixtieth anniversary tribute based on interviews with Robinson's wife, daughter, and teammates.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson; Jackie Robinson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Eig
ISBN: 0743294610 9780743294614
OCLC Number: 175285156
Description: xii, 323 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Jack Roosevelt Robinson --
"Some good colored players" --
The uprising --
Opening day --
Up in Harlem --
Praying for base hits --
Cardinal sins --
The great road trip --
Tearing up the pea patch --
Pee Wee's embrace --
The glorious crusade --
"A smile of almost painful joy" --
Up and down MacDonough Street --
A real gone guy --
A good thing for everybody --
The poison pen --
The unbeatable Yanks --
Dixie Walker's dilemma --
The footsteps of Enos "Country" slaughter --
Shadow dancing --
"We aren't afraid" --
"And the World Series is over!" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Jonathan Eig.

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A chronicle of the 1947 baseball season during which Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier is a sixtieth anniversary tribute based on interviews with Robinson's wife, daughter, and teammates.
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