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Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson
Gay, Timothy M. (Book - 2010)
Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert
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Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America.
Authors: Gay, Timothy M.
Title: Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert
the wild saga of interracial baseball before Jackie Robinson
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
Characteristics: xvi, 349 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Timothy M. Gay
Contents: May 1942
Interracial barnstorming before Satch
Satch hits the Chitlin' Circuit
The lean one meets the Dizzy one
"Plenty Dizzy" : Diz, Daffy, and Satch in 1934
Encore : Diz, Daffy, and Satch do it again
Go West, young men
Rapid Robert meets Satch
Bobby and Satch hit the hustings
Black-white ball goes to war
Feller and Satch celebrate V-J Day
Going airborne : the Feller-Paige '46 tour
Bobby and Satch's (almost) farewell tour
Satch becomes a rookie
Summary: Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America.
ISBN: 1416547983
9781416547983
Branch Call Number: 796.35764 G285s 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-334) and index
Subject Headings: Feller, Bob, 1918- Dean, Dizzy, 1910-1974 Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 Negro leagues History African American baseball players History Discrimination in sports United States Baseball United States History
Topical Term: Negro leagues
African American baseball players
Discrimination in sports
Baseball
LCCN: 2009027132
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Another retrospective of racial integration and the nation's exposure to the game, this book details the pre-WWII barnstormers: baseball's equivalent to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. See Gibson hit! Watch Satchel pitch! Only 2-bits a seat!


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