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Black stars who made baseball whole

the Jackie Robinson generation in the major leagues, 1947-1959

by Rick Swaine

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African American baseball players -- Biography.,
    • Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRick Swaine.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 S94 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3409909M
      ISBN 100786423161
      LC Control Number2005025886

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