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Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert : the wild saga of interracial baseball before Jackie Robinson /

Based on new research, this is the story of how Satchel Paige, Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and barnstorming introduced integrated baseball to America. Full description

Main Author: Gay, Timothy M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Contents: May 1942 -- Interracial barnstorming before Satch -- Satch hits the Chitlin' Circuit -- The lean one meets the Dizzy one -- "Plenty Dizzy" : Diz, Daffy, and Satch in 1934 -- Encore : Diz, Daffy, and Satch do it again -- Go West, young men -- Rapid Robert meets Satch -- Bobby and Satch hit the hustings -- Black-white ball goes to war -- Feller and Satch celebrate V-J Day -- Going airborne : the Feller-Paige '46 tour -- Bobby and Satch's (almost) farewell tour -- Satch becomes a rookie.
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