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Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

Timothy M. Gay

Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

the wild saga of interracial baseball before Jackie Robinson

by Timothy M. Gay

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-334) and index.

StatementTimothy M. Gay
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 G398 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 349 p. :
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546819M
ISBN 101416547983
ISBN 109781416547983
LC Control Number2009027132
OCLC/WorldCa419812557


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