The Resource Jackie & Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus

Jackie & Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus

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Jackie & Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line
Title
Jackie & Campy
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the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line
Statement of responsibility
William C. Kashatus
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Language
eng
Summary
As star players for the 1955 World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers, and prior to that as the first black players to be candidates to break professional baseball's color barrier, Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella would seem to be natural allies. But the two men were divided by a rivalry going far beyond the personality differences and petty jealousies of competitive teammates. Behind the bitterness were deep and differing beliefs about the fight for civil rights. Robinson, the more aggressive and intense of the two, thought Jim Crow should be attacked head-on; Campanella, more passive and easygoing, believed that ability, not militancy, was the key to racial equality. Drawing on interviews with former players such as Monte Irvin, Hank Aaron, Carl Erskine, and Don Zimmer, Jackie and Campy offers a closer look at these two players and their place in a historical movement torn between active defiance and passive resistance. William C. Kashatus deepens our understanding of these two baseball icons and civil rights pioneers and provides a clearer picture of their time and our own
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.3570922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
K37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Jackie & Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus
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Jackie & Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Brooklyn's bums -- Rickey's choice -- Jackie and Campy -- Breaking the color line -- Teammates -- Striking back -- Collision course -- Breakup
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ocn856579587
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
x, 234 pages
Isbn
9780803246331
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013033133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)856579587

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