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Rickey and Robinson
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Harvey Frommer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Blending exclusive rare interviews with Rachel Robinson (Jackie’s widow), Mack Robinson (Jackie’s brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of general manager Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson by describing how they worked together
Rickey & Robinson
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Roger Kahn
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-16 - Publisher: Rodale

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball--a story that for decades has relied largely on inaccurate, secondhand reports. Focusing on Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, Kahn's account is based on exclusive reporting and his personal reminiscences, including revelatory material
Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Michael G. Long, Chris Lamb
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-10 - Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Jackie Robinson believed in a God who sides with the oppressed and who calls us to see one another as sisters and brothers. This faith was a powerful but quiet engine that drove and sustained him as he shattered racial barriers on and beyond the baseball diamond. Jackie Robinson: A
Onward Christian Athletes
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Tom Krattenmaker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In Onward Christian Athletes, religion expert and commentator Tom Krattenmaker provides a first-of-its-kind exploration of what is really happening where sports and faith converge, and the larger story it tells about popular Christianity in American life in the new century.
Branch Rickey
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Murray Polner
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-23 - Publisher: McFarland

"Rickey managed the St. Louis Browns and Cardinals at the end of the deadball era. Rickey made early use of statistical analysis and pressed for the expansion of major league baseball. He is best known for integrating organized baseball, at a time when the U.S. armed forces were still segregated