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The Resource Rickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseball, Roger Kahn

Rickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseball, Roger Kahn

Label
Rickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseball
Title
Rickey & Robinson
Title remainder
the true, untold story of the integration of baseball
Statement of responsibility
Roger Kahn
Title variation
Rickey and Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when sportswriters were still known to "protect" players and baseball executives. That starts first and foremost with an in-depth examination of the two men chiefly responsible for making integration happen: Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson. Considering Robinson's exalted place in American culture (as evidenced by the remarkable success of the recent biopic), the book's eye-opening revelations are sure to generate controversy as well as conversation. No other sportswriter working today carries Kahn's authority when writing about this period in baseball history, and the publication of this book, Kahn's last, is a true literary event. In Rickey & Robinson, Kahn separates fact from myth to present a truthful portrait of baseball and its participants at a critical juncture in American history"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kahn, Roger
Dewey number
  • 796.3570922
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.R45
LC item number
K35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickey, Branch
  • Baseball team owners
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
Label
Rickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseball, Roger Kahn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869437749
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781623362973
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014025367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)869437749
Label
Rickey & Robinson : the true, untold story of the integration of baseball, Roger Kahn
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn869437749
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781623362973
Isbn Type
(hardback : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2014025367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)869437749

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