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Rickey & Robinson : The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball
by Roger Kahn


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In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball-a story that for decades has relied largely on inaccurate, secondhand reports. Focusing on Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, Kahn's account is based on exclusive reporting and his personal reminiscences, including revelatory material he buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball-a story that for decades has relied largely on inaccurate, secondhand reports. Focusing on Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, Kahn's account is based on exclusive reporting and his personal reminiscences, including revelatory material he buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s.

Rickey and Robinson were chiefly responsible for making integration happen. Through in-depth examinations of both men, Kahn separates fact from myth to present a truthful portrait of baseball and its participants at a critical juncture in American history.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781623366018
  • ISBN-10: 1623366011
  • Publisher: Rodale Books
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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