Blending exclusive interviews with Rachel Robinson, Mack Robinson (Jackie's brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy ...Show synopsisBlending exclusive interviews with Rachel Robinson, Mack Robinson (Jackie's brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey and heralded baseball player Jackie Robinson to describe how they worked together to shatter baseball's color line. Rickey and Robinson is a dual biography tracing the convergence of the lives of two of baseball's most influential individuals in a special moment in sports and cultural history. To this day, their bravery and determination continues to shape the sociological perspectives of the sports world.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. No Jacket. 1st prtg. 8vo, 240pp, illustrated. Light...Good. No Jacket. 1st prtg. 8vo, 240pp, illustrated. Light soiling to tan hardcover else unmarked, good. "The men who broke baseball's color barrier".
Description:NY, MacM, 1982, coded 1st printing hardcover, green cloth spine...NY, MacM, 1982, coded 1st printing hardcover, green cloth spine with beige boards, fine square tight unmarked copy, 5-1/2"x8-3/8", small piece clipped from top corner of the free front endpaper, good dust jacket, 240 pages. acxx.
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. 240 p. BW photos; index Biography of...Fine in fine dust jacket. 240 p. BW photos; index Biography of each of the two principal players in baseball's most significant drama. Their lives linked here, as they were then. BW photos.
Description:Fine+ in Fine jacket. 240pp including index Photos Remainder...Fine+ in Fine jacket. 240pp including index Photos Remainder dot on bottom One small repaired tear on top edge of dust jacket Protective mylar cover over dust jacket.
Description:Very Good, Very Good. 8VO, 240 pgs., B/W Photos. Hardcover: Two...Very Good, Very Good. 8VO, 240 pgs., B/W Photos. Hardcover: Two toned binding with title on spine in copper ink. Board edges and spine edges are lightly faded. Endpapers and pages are clean. Pictorial section printed on coated stock. Harvey Frommer takes us back to Ebbets Field where Robinson showed the world that black men belonged in the major leagues. Illustrated Nice tight binding. Jacket: Excellent condition. Illustrated front cover. Attractive copy in protective mylar.
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