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Something to Prove

The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio
Skead, Robert (Book - 2013)
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In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.
Authors: Skead, Robert
Title: Something to prove
the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Skead ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Summary: In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd
ISBN: 0761366199
9780761366195
Branch Call Number: j 796.3570922 P1429s 2013 Beginning Facts
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Discrimination in sports United States History Juvenile literature Baseball players United States Social conditions Juvenile literature DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999 Juvenile literature Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Discrimination in sports
Baseball players
LCCN: 2012019709
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In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and t... Read More »


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