9781623366018

Rickey & Robinson The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

  • ISBN 13:

    9781623366018

  • ISBN 10:

    1623366011

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/15/2015
  • Publisher: Rodale Books

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Summary

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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