Jackie Robinson : with profiles of Satchel Paige and and Branch Rickey /

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by Frystak, Timothy D.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: World Book, Inc. Series: Biographical connections Published by : World Book, (Chicago :) Physical details: 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Paige, Satchel, --1906-1982. | Rickey, Branch, --1881-1965. | Robinson, Jackie, --1919-1972. | Baseball players --United States --Biography. | Baseball --United States --History. | Discrimination in sports --United States --History. Year : 2007 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 920 FRY Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-109) and index.

Profile: Satchel Paige -- Jackie Robinson -- Chronology and introduction to Robinson's life -- Experiencing racial intolerance -- Lieutenant Robinson -- The Negro Leagues -- The noble experiment -- Breaking the color barrier -- Integrating the Major Leagues -- A champion off the field -- Changing times -- Profile: Branch Rickey.

"A biography of Jackie Robinson, with profiles of two prominent individuals, who are associated through the influences they had on one another, the successes they achieved, or the goals they worked toward. Includes recommended readings and web sites"--Provided by publisher.