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Author Tygiel, Jules.

Title Baseball's great experiment : Jackie Robinson and his legacy / Jules Tygiel.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Non-Fiction  796.357 TYGIEL    ---  Available
Edition Expanded ed.
Description xii, 413 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-398) and index.
Contents The crucible of white hot competition -- Twilight ere the noon -- The conspiracy of silence -- Oh, they were a pair! -- It won't work out! -- If they come here, they can't play -- Il a gagnses aulettes -- They don't want me? -- The most costly trial ever given a player -- A lone Negro in the game -- Remember, all our boys can't be a Robinson -- A Paul Bunyan in technicolor -- The only thing I wanted to do was hit the Major Leagues -- The unwritten law of the South -- With all deliberate speed -- They've just got to forget they're Black -- Baseball has done it.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780195106206 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195106202 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780195106190 (paper : alk. paper)
0195106199 (paper : alk. paper)

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