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Author Swaine, Rick, 1950- author.

Title The integration of Major League Baseball : a team by team history / Rick Swaine
Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2009]


Description 1 online resource (v, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents The dawn of baseball's integration era -- The Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers -- The Cleveland Indians -- The St. Louis Browns -- The Baltimore Orioles -- The New York/San Francisco Giants -- The Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves -- The Chicago White Sox -- The Pittsburgh Pirates -- The Philadelphia/Kansas City/Oakland Athletics -- The Chicago Cubs -- The St. Louis Cardinals -- The Cincinnati Reds -- The Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins -- The New York Yankees -- The Philadelphia Phillies -- The Detroit Tigers -- The Boston Red Sox -- The 1960s expansion teams
Summary "This is a record of the men and events, team by team, during the Major Leagues integration. It focuses on the owners, executives and managers who were the heroes, villains or spectators of integration, and it sheds new light on the unheralded champions of integration and on those whose harmful acts have so far been overlooked"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-260) and index
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Subject Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History
SUBJECT Major League Baseball (Organization) fast
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History
Baseball -- Records -- United States
Racism in sports -- United States -- History
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- History.
Baseball -- Records
Discrimination in sports
Racism in sports
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009003183
ISBN 9780786453344