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The Resource The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America : the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers

The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America : the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers

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The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America : the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers
Title
The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America
Title remainder
the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers
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eng
Summary
Of all the teams in the annals of baseball, only a select few can lay claim to historic significance. One of those teams is the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers, the first racially integrated Major League team of the twentieth century. The addition of Jackie Robinson to its roster changed not only baseball but also the nation. Yet Robinson was just one member of that memorable club, which included Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges, Pee Wee Reese, Pete Reiser, Duke Snider, Eddie Stanky, Arky Vaughan, and Dixie Walker. Also present was a quartet of baseball's most unforgettable characters: co-owners Branch R
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Spatz, Lyle
Dewey number
796.357640974723
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV875.B7 .T36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Bouchard, Maurice
  • Levin, Leonard
  • Society for American Baseball Research
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  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Rickey, Branch
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Rickey, Branch
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
  • Baseball
  • Discrimination in sports
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The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America : the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers
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online resource
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. How the 1947 Team Was Built; Chapter 2. Spring Training in Havana; Chapter 3. Jackie Robinson; Chapter 4. Branch Rickey; Chapter 5. Leo Durocher; Chapter 6. Kirby Higbe; Chapter 7. Bobby Bragan; Chapter 8. Dixie Walker; Chapter 9. Carl Furillo; Chapter 10. The Suspension of Leo Durocher; Chapter 11. Branch Rickey and the Mainstream Press; Chapter 12. Timeline, April 15-April 30; Chapter 13. Ebbets Field, 1947; Chapter 14. Jackie Robinson's First Game; Chapter 15. Clyde Sukeforth; Chapter16. Burt Shotton
  • Chapter 17. Ray BladesChapter 18. Spider Jorgensen; Chapter 19. Hal Gregg; Chapter 20. Timeline, May 1-May 20; Chapter 21. Hank Behrman; Chapter 22. Rube Melton; Chapter 23. Jackie Robinson and the Jews; Chapter 24. Timeline, May 21-June 15; Chapter 25. Gene Hermanski; Chapter 26. Hugh Casey; Chapter 27. Rex Barney; Chapter28. Tommy Brown; Chapter 29. Harry Taylor; Chapter 30. Timeline, June 16-June 29; Chapter 31. Ed Chandler; Chapter 32. Marv Rackley; Chapter 33. Gil Hodges; Chapter 34. George Dockins; Chapter 35. Eddie Stanky; Chapter 36. Timeline, June 30-July 14; Chapter37. Arky Vaughan
  • Chapter 38. Duke SniderChapter 39. Ralph Branca; Chapter 40. Clyde King; Chapter 41. Jake Pitler; Chapter 42. Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1947 All-Star Game; Chapter 43. Timeline, July 15-July 31; Chapter 44. Pee Wee Reese; Chapter 45. Bruce Edwards; Chapter 46. The Protested Game of July 20, 1947; Chapter 47. Joe Hatten; Chapter 48. Timeline, August 1-August 17; Chapter 49. Howie Schultz; Chapter 50. Pete Reiser; Chapter 51. Tommy Tatum; Chapter 52. Timeline, August 18-August 31; Chapter 53. Eddie Miksis; Chapter 54. Stan Rojek; Chapter 55. Dan Bankhead
  • Chapter 56. Timeline, September 1-September 19Chapter 57. Phil Haugstad; Chapter 58. Don Lund; Chapter 59. Vic Lombardi; Chapter 60. Jack Banta; Chapter 61. Johnny Van Cuyk; Chapter 62. Timeline, September 20-September 28; Chapter 63. Willie Ramsdell; Chapter 64. Dick Whitman; Chapter 65. Erv Palica; Chapter 66. Ed Stevens; Chapter 67. Walter O'Malley; Chapter 68. John L. Smith; Chapter 69. Red Barber; Chapter 70. Connie Desmond; Chapter 71. Advertising and the Dodgers in 1947; Chapter 72. The 1947 World Series; Chapter 73. Al Gionfriddo; Chapter 74. Cookie Lavagetto
  • Chapter 75. Al Gionfriddo's Memorable GameSix CatchChapter 76. Lavagetto Ends Bevens's No-HitAttempt; Chapter 77. Most Valuable Player Award; Chapter 78. Rookie of the Year Award; Chapter 79. Cy Young Award; Chapter 80. Dodgers Attendance in 1947; 81. Ownership Issues in Brooklyn; Epilogue; Notes and References; Contributors
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797919913
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240254
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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(OCoLC)797919913
Label
The Team That Forever Changed Baseball and America : the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. How the 1947 Team Was Built; Chapter 2. Spring Training in Havana; Chapter 3. Jackie Robinson; Chapter 4. Branch Rickey; Chapter 5. Leo Durocher; Chapter 6. Kirby Higbe; Chapter 7. Bobby Bragan; Chapter 8. Dixie Walker; Chapter 9. Carl Furillo; Chapter 10. The Suspension of Leo Durocher; Chapter 11. Branch Rickey and the Mainstream Press; Chapter 12. Timeline, April 15-April 30; Chapter 13. Ebbets Field, 1947; Chapter 14. Jackie Robinson's First Game; Chapter 15. Clyde Sukeforth; Chapter16. Burt Shotton
  • Chapter 17. Ray BladesChapter 18. Spider Jorgensen; Chapter 19. Hal Gregg; Chapter 20. Timeline, May 1-May 20; Chapter 21. Hank Behrman; Chapter 22. Rube Melton; Chapter 23. Jackie Robinson and the Jews; Chapter 24. Timeline, May 21-June 15; Chapter 25. Gene Hermanski; Chapter 26. Hugh Casey; Chapter 27. Rex Barney; Chapter28. Tommy Brown; Chapter 29. Harry Taylor; Chapter 30. Timeline, June 16-June 29; Chapter 31. Ed Chandler; Chapter 32. Marv Rackley; Chapter 33. Gil Hodges; Chapter 34. George Dockins; Chapter 35. Eddie Stanky; Chapter 36. Timeline, June 30-July 14; Chapter37. Arky Vaughan
  • Chapter 38. Duke SniderChapter 39. Ralph Branca; Chapter 40. Clyde King; Chapter 41. Jake Pitler; Chapter 42. Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1947 All-Star Game; Chapter 43. Timeline, July 15-July 31; Chapter 44. Pee Wee Reese; Chapter 45. Bruce Edwards; Chapter 46. The Protested Game of July 20, 1947; Chapter 47. Joe Hatten; Chapter 48. Timeline, August 1-August 17; Chapter 49. Howie Schultz; Chapter 50. Pete Reiser; Chapter 51. Tommy Tatum; Chapter 52. Timeline, August 18-August 31; Chapter 53. Eddie Miksis; Chapter 54. Stan Rojek; Chapter 55. Dan Bankhead
  • Chapter 56. Timeline, September 1-September 19Chapter 57. Phil Haugstad; Chapter 58. Don Lund; Chapter 59. Vic Lombardi; Chapter 60. Jack Banta; Chapter 61. Johnny Van Cuyk; Chapter 62. Timeline, September 20-September 28; Chapter 63. Willie Ramsdell; Chapter 64. Dick Whitman; Chapter 65. Erv Palica; Chapter 66. Ed Stevens; Chapter 67. Walter O'Malley; Chapter 68. John L. Smith; Chapter 69. Red Barber; Chapter 70. Connie Desmond; Chapter 71. Advertising and the Dodgers in 1947; Chapter 72. The 1947 World Series; Chapter 73. Al Gionfriddo; Chapter 74. Cookie Lavagetto
  • Chapter 75. Al Gionfriddo's Memorable GameSix CatchChapter 76. Lavagetto Ends Bevens's No-HitAttempt; Chapter 77. Most Valuable Player Award; Chapter 78. Rookie of the Year Award; Chapter 79. Cy Young Award; Chapter 80. Dodgers Attendance in 1947; 81. Ownership Issues in Brooklyn; Epilogue; Notes and References; Contributors
Control code
797919913
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (395 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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4ffb13be-ff7d-4bd8-9acf-5be7ad95791f
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)797919913

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