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This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the 1930s and 1940s, and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major-league ball clubs ever fielded, the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a book by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field, and who had the good fortune in the 1950s to cover the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune. This is a book about what happened to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others when their glory days were behind them. In short, it is a book about America, about fathers and sons, prejudice and courage, triumph and disaster, and told with warmth, humor, wit, candor, and love.

Synopsis:

The author and Brooklyn native recreates the magic of Ebbets field and the Dodgers in an inspiring history of the team that culminates with the exciting 1955 season. Reissue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062089984
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Baseball - Specific Teams
Author:
Kahn, Roger
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Football
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060509
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
512

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"Synopsis" by , The author and Brooklyn native recreates the magic of Ebbets field and the Dodgers in an inspiring history of the team that culminates with the exciting 1955 season. Reissue.
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