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The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and the American culture, 1997 (Jackie Robinson) /

edited with an introduction by Peter M. Rutkoff ; series editor, Alvin Hall.

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Names: Rutkoff, Peter M., | Hall, Alvin L.
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2000.
Topics: Baseball - Social aspects - United States - Congresses. | African American baseball players - History - Congresses. | Baseball - United States - History - Congresses. | Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 - Congresses.
Regions: United States - Social conditions - Congresses.
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Introduction : Jackie Robinson, baseball, Brooklyn, and beyond / Peter Rutkoff -- Before Robinson -- William Clarence Matthews : "The Jackie Robinson of his day" / Karl Lindholm -- A story in Black and white : baseball and racism in 1938 / Chris Lamb -- Something to cheer about : the Negro leagues at the dawn of integration / James E. Overmyer -- Jackie Robinson and the American zeitgeist / William Simons -- Robinson and social change -- Working in the shadows of Rickey and Robinson : Bill Veeck, Larry Doby and the advancement of Black players in baseball / Peggy Beck -- Robinson's legacy : Black women and Negro baseball / Gai Ingham Berlage -- Ten years after : the baseball establishment, race, and Jackie Robinson / Ron Briley -- Nine principles of successful affirmative action : Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, and the integration of baseball / Anthony R. Pratkanis and Marlene E. Turner -- Baseball, cricket, and social change : Jackie Robinson and Frank Worrell / Michael Malec and Hillary Beckles -- The legacy of Robinson -- The Black knight : a political portrait of Jackie Robinson / Steven Wisensale -- Jackie Robinson as media's mythological Black hero / Doug Battema -- The influence of Robinson on the serious baseball novel / Richard F. Peterson -- Jackie Robinson and the National Baseball Hall of Fame / David W. Findlay and Clifford E. Reid -- The great experiment fifty years later / Jules Tygiel.
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