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Crossing the Line: Black Major Leaguers, 1947-1959

Crossing the Line: Black Major Leaguers, 1947-1959 (Paperback)

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From 1947, when Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, through 1959, when the Boston Red Sox became the last Major League team to integrate, more than a hundred African American baseball players crossed the color line and made it to the Major Leagues. Each of these players is profiled in this comprehensive book, which includes their statistics and capsule biographies, their triumphs and trials. Some of these players became superstars of the game and eventual Hall of Famers-Jackie Robinson, Ernie Banks, Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente, Roy Campanella, and Bob Gibson; most were average players. All were pioneers, facing down the enormous difficulties of integrating organized baseball. The authors provide a new preface and appendix for this Bison Books edition.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studiesSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBaseball Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 16/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9780803283169  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Larry Moffi has written five other books, including The Conscience of the Game (Nebraska 2006). Jonathan Kronstadt is a writer living in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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