The Resource Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson

Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson

Label
Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America
Title
Carrying Jackie's torch
Title remainder
the players who integrated baseball-- and America
Statement of responsibility
Steve Jacobson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobson, Steve
Dewey number
  • 796.3570922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.A1
LC item number
J34 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Baseball
Label
Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-252) and index
Contents
Equal but separate : before Jackie changed everything -- He made his own history : Monte Irvin might have been first -- Second, and second to none : Larry Doby bears the burden with grace -- A closed world opens up : Ed Charles finds there is a chance -- Worse than you imagine : Mudcat Grant dodged the bullets -- Looking back with regret : Ernie Banks was playing baseball -- The pinstripes go black and white : Elston Howard hid the pain -- You know you go in the back door : Alvin Jackson reports to spring training -- I'm no Jackie Robinson : too much bigotry for Charlie Murray -- Recognition 50 years later : Chuck Harmon gets his own street -- Sometimes people live and learn : Maury Wills finds a white ally -- Forever is not too long to wait : Emmett Ashford umpires alone -- Most valuable attitude : Frank Robinson made them better -- The best of them don't always understand : Tommy Davis reminds the Dodgers of their heritage -- Living up to his own image : Bob Gibson overcomes the stereotype -- Joan of Arc of baseball : Curt Flood sacrifices his career -- Breaking that record and bigoted hearts : Henry Aaron sets the record -- What would Jackie do : Dusty Baker finds his answers -- Coping with the ever-present danger : Lou Brock outsmarted the threats -- The only Black in the room : Bob Watson wears a necktie -- Epilogue : We integrated baseball and America followed
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 264 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029276621
Label
Carrying Jackie's torch : the players who integrated baseball-- and America, Steve Jacobson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-252) and index
Contents
Equal but separate : before Jackie changed everything -- He made his own history : Monte Irvin might have been first -- Second, and second to none : Larry Doby bears the burden with grace -- A closed world opens up : Ed Charles finds there is a chance -- Worse than you imagine : Mudcat Grant dodged the bullets -- Looking back with regret : Ernie Banks was playing baseball -- The pinstripes go black and white : Elston Howard hid the pain -- You know you go in the back door : Alvin Jackson reports to spring training -- I'm no Jackie Robinson : too much bigotry for Charlie Murray -- Recognition 50 years later : Chuck Harmon gets his own street -- Sometimes people live and learn : Maury Wills finds a white ally -- Forever is not too long to wait : Emmett Ashford umpires alone -- Most valuable attitude : Frank Robinson made them better -- The best of them don't always understand : Tommy Davis reminds the Dodgers of their heritage -- Living up to his own image : Bob Gibson overcomes the stereotype -- Joan of Arc of baseball : Curt Flood sacrifices his career -- Breaking that record and bigoted hearts : Henry Aaron sets the record -- What would Jackie do : Dusty Baker finds his answers -- Coping with the ever-present danger : Lou Brock outsmarted the threats -- The only Black in the room : Bob Watson wears a necktie -- Epilogue : We integrated baseball and America followed
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 264 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029276621

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