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Something to prove : the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio

Skead, Robert. (Author). Cooper, Floyd, (ill.).

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Covington Branch J 796.35709 Skea (Text) 33126012832972 JNonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 796.35709 Skea (Text) 33126018496418 JNonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0761366199 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780761366195 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.
Subject: Discrimination in baseball
Discrimination in sports United States History
Baseball players United States Social conditions
DiMaggio, Joe 1914-1999
Paige, Satchel 1906-1982
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