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Title Jackie Robinson : race, sports, and the American dream / edited by Joseph Dorinson and Joram Warmund.

Publication Info. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1998]
©1998
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Description xxii, 264 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Selected papers from a conference held Apr. 3-5, 1997, on the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Jackie, do they know? An ode to Jackie Robinson / Tom (Tommy) Hawkins -- Introduction / Joseph Dorinson, Joram Warmund -- In the eye of the storm : 1947 in world perspective / Joram Warmund -- Men of conscience / Peter Golenbock -- Moses Fleetwood Walker : Jackie Robinson's accidental predecessor / Sidney Gendin -- Monte Irvin : up from sharecropping / Jack B. Moore -- It happened in Brooklyn : reminiscences of a fan / Robert Gruber -- The interborough iliad / Peter Williams --
Father and son at Ebbets Field / Peter Levine -- A ten-year-old Dodger fan welcomes Jackie Robinson to Brooklyn / Ivan W. Hametz -- Mah nishtanah / Henry Foner -- Baseball on the radical agenda : the Daily worker and Sunday worker journalistic campaign to desegregate Major League baseball, 1933-1947 / Kelly E. Rusinack -- White Dodgers, Black Dodgers / Lester Rodney -- Robinson--Robeson / Bill Mardo -- Hank Greenberg, Joe DiMaggio, and Jackie Robinson : race, identity, and ethnic power / Joseph Dorinson --
Burt Shotton : the crucible of 1947 / Robert A. Moss -- Jackie Robinson on opening day, 1947-1956 / Lyle Spatz -- Jackie Robinson and the third age of modern baseball / David Shiner -- Jackie Robinson and the emancipation of Latin American baseball players / Samuel O. Regalado -- The two titans and the mystery man : Branch Rickey, Walter O'Malley, and John L. Smith as Brooklyn Dodgers partners, 1944-1950 / Lee Lowenfish -- Robinson in 1947 : measuring an uncertain impact / Henry D. Fetter --
"Do not go gently into that good night" : race, the baseball establishment, and the retirements of Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson / Ron Briley -- Kareem's omission? Jackie Robinson, Black profile in courage / Patrick Henry -- Should we rely on the marketplace to end discrimination? What the integration of baseball tells us / Robert Cherry -- Greetings / Carl Erskine -- Keynote address / Roger Rosenblatt.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Congresses.
Baseball players -- Congresses.
African American baseball players -- Biography -- Congresses.
Discrimination in sports -- Congresses.
Genre Biographies.
Added Author Dorinson, Joseph, 1936-
Warmund, Joram, 1939-
ISBN 0765603179
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