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Jackie Robinson and the American dilemma

John R. M. Wilson

Jackie Robinson and the American dilemma

by John R. M. Wilson

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Published by Longman Pearson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robinson, Jackie, -- 1919-1972,
  • African American baseball players -- Biography,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn R. M. Wilson.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLibrary of American biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 W555 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671636M
    ISBN 10020559848X
    ISBN 109780205598489
    LC Control Number2008046068

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    Jack Roosevelt Robinson (Janu – Octo ) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on Ap When the Dodgers signed Robinson, they heralded the end of racial . In this gripping profile of a pioneer, John R.M. Wilson illustrates how Jackie Robinson’s life transcended his baseball career to illuminate the racial struggles of the nation. By breaking the color barrier in baseball, Jackie Robinson (—) brought the American public face-to-face with a dilemma that has plagued the nation throughout.

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