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I went into this book expecting a biography of Jackie Robinson, and I got that, plus even more. Tygiel begins with a detailed account of Robinson's life, but then in the latter... Read morePublished 5 months ago by benhat
this is one of the great books of modern civil rights history, far more than a book about integrating baseball. It is a classic.Published 10 months ago by joseph h friedman
Bought for a class and very reasonable on price and arrived promptly.Published 13 months ago by Jesse Knight
Anyone interested in Baseball, Civil Rights, or American History should love this well-researched, well balanced, well written book. Read morePublished on November 24, 2013 by John A. Lefcourte
For the first half of the twentieth century, Major League Baseball pretended to be a monument for the Land of the Free's national pastime. Read morePublished on November 9, 2013 by Solipso
Jules Tygiel wrote a first-rate book of social history, and a first-rate book on baseball history, when he completed a nearly ten-year odyssey to write Baseball's Great Experiment:... Read morePublished on June 26, 2013 by Scrapple8
Got this for my husband for his birthday. He started reading as soon as he opened it. We had to take it away from him
for cake and candles!
I am using the book for the children to see the novel of the story in their reader. I like stories of African Americans in the Civil WarPublished on January 2, 2013 by Rita M. Wesseling