Description - Step into Reading Jackie Robinson # by Jim O'Connor
On April 15, 1947, a Brooklyn Dodger named Jackie Ronbinson made baseball history. He became the first black to play major-league baseball in the twentieth century. Practically everyone knows about Jackie Robinson. But have you heard about Satchel Paige or Josh Gibson or Cool Papa Bell? These incredible black players came before Jackie and played on some of the greatest all-black teams ever. If you like baseball, you'll love reading all about Jackie Robinson and the exciting but little-known days of the Negro leagues.
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(222mm x 152mm x mm)
Random House USA Inc
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Author Biography - Jim O'Connor
Jim O'Connor is a children's author. His books include Jackie Robinson and the Story of All-Black Baseball, Let's Hear it for the Shrumps!, The Puck Stops Here!, The Ghost in Tent 19, Call Me Gretzky, and many books in the popular Who Was? series.