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  1. Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy
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  2. Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy

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In this gripping account of one of the most important steps in the history of American desegregation, Jules Tygiel tells the story of Jackie Robinson's crossing of baseball's color line. Examining the social and historical context of Robinson's introduction into white organized baseball, both on and off the field, Tygiel also tells the often neglected stories of other African-American players - such as Satchel Paige, Roy Campanella, Willie Mays, and Hank Aaron - who helped transform our national pastime into an integrated game. Drawing on dozens of interviews with players and front office executives, contemporary newspaper accounts, and personal papers, Tygiel provides the most telling and insightful account of Jackie Robinson's influence on American baseball and society. The anniversary issue features a new foreword by the author.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Jules Tygiel
Binding
Audible Audio Edition
Format
Unabridged
IsAdultProduct
Label
Audible Studios
Manufacturer
Audible Studios
PublicationDate
2013-11-15
Publisher
Audible Studios
Studio
Audible Studios
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
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