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Author Eig, Jonathan.
Title Opening day : the story of Jackie Robinson's first season / Jonathan Eig.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, c2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  796.3 E    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 323 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-310) and index.
Contents Jack Roosevelt Robinson -- "Some good colored players" -- The uprising -- Opening day -- Up in Harlem -- Praying for base hits -- Cardinal sins -- The great road trip -- Tearing up the pea patch -- Pee Wee's embrace -- The glorious crusade -- "A smile of almost painful joy" -- Up and down MacDonough Street -- A real gone guy -- A good thing for everybody -- The poison pen -- The unbeatable Yanks -- Dixie Walker's dilemma -- The footsteps of Enos 'Country' Slaughter -- Shadow dancing -- "We aren't afraid" -- "And the World Series is over."
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Added Title Story of Jackie Robinson's first season
Jackie Robinson's first season
ISBN 9780743294607