Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson

Gay, Timothy M.

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert
Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America.

Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 1416547983
Branch Call Number: 796.35764 G285s 2010
Characteristics: xvi, 349 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm


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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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Oct 27, 2014

I enjoyed this book. It is good for children to read. Strong story.


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