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Color blind : the forgotten team that broke baseball's color line /

During the Great Depression, in drought stricken Bismarck, North Dakota, one of the most improbable teams in the history of baseball was assembled by one of the sport's most unlikely champions. A decade before Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues, car dealer Neil Churchill signed the best... Full description

Main Author: Dunkel, Tom.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; 2013
Distributed by Publishers Group West,
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: Preface: Before 42 -- Coming together. Prairieland of opportunity ; Grasshoppers and hickory sticks ; Birth of a salesman ; Worlds apart ; Over the color line ; Throwing fire ; Showtime ; Nameless dread -- Playing together. Come and gone ; Feeling the heat ; Marriages and separations ; Cat and moose ; Long rifle rides again ; "A riotous opera of extra-base hits..." -- Tested together. Little man, big idea ; Gunfight at the cowtown corral ; Big gun ; The Erle of Oklahoma ; Last team standing ; "Plenty of barn room" ; Endings ; Deep smoke winding.
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Oshkosh Adult New Nonfiction 796.357 D919c Due: 08/08/2014
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