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Satchel Paige

Striking Out Jim Crow

Sturm, James

(Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Satchel Paige
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Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Jump at the Sun : Hyperion, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0786839015
9780786839018
0786839007
9780786839001
Branch Call Number: jgn 796.357 STURM
Characteristics: 89 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Tommaso, Rich
Center for Cartoon Studies

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Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete.

Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete.

Baseball, humanity, passion, and integrity. These are legion on the pages of this monumental comic story for anyone ages 0-Infinity. I can't recommend this book any higher.

James Sturm’s excellent graphic novel provides a powerful look at Paige and his times; with evocative artwork from Rich Tommaso.


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