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Author Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, 1965-

Title Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball / by Laurie Collier Hillstrom.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  SO 796.357 Hillstrom    ---  Available
Description xiv, 221 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
Series Defining moments.
Defining moments.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211) and index.
Summary "A comprehensive account of Jackie Robinson's life and career, focusing on the events surrounding the shattering of the "color barrier" in Major League Baseball. Discusses his life after baseball, his influential position in the civil rights movement, and his enduring legacy as a racial pioneer. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Racism in sports -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780780813274 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0780813278 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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