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The Resource 1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever, by Bill Madden

1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever, by Bill Madden

Label
1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever
Title
1954
Title remainder
the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever
Statement of responsibility
by Bill Madden
Title variation
Nineteen fifty-four
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bill Madden shows that baseball's famous "black experiment" did not truly succeed until the coming of age of Willie Mays and the emergence of some star players--Larry Doby, Hank Aaron, and Ernie Banks--in 1954. Featuring original interviews with key players and weaving together the narrative of one of baseball's greatest seasons with the racially charged events of that year, 1954 demonstrates how our national pastime--with the notable exception of the Yankees, who represented white supremacy in the game--was actually ahead of the curve in terms of the acceptance of black Americans, while the nation at large continued to struggle with tolerance
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Madden, Bill
Dewey number
796.357/64/0973/09/045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
M28 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mays, Willie
  • Baseball
  • African American baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
Target audience
adult
Label
1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever, by Bill Madden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • Chapter 4
  • Dodger Blues
  • 55
  • Chapter 5
  • Ernie and Hank
  • 69
  • Chapter 6
  • Casey's Spring of Discontent
  • 87
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Leo's Midas Touch
  • 107
  • Chapter 8
  • Indian Summer
  • 127
  • Chapter 9
  • A Tree Dies (Slowly) in Brooklyn
  • 155
  • Chapter 10
  • Power to the (Other) People
  • Twilight of the Gods
  • 187
  • Chapter 11
  • Dem Wuz Some Gints
  • 209
  • Chapter 12
  • Dusty and "The Catch"
  • 229
  • 9
  • Chapter 2
  • Bill Veeck Leaves the Stage in the American League's Winds of Change
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • Waiting for Willie
Control code
ocn856053171
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780306823329
Lccn
2014000774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
796.357 M263 ; XX-N ; es ; M13BP049.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 856053171
  • (Sirsi) 856053171
  • (OCoLC)856053171
Label
1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever, by Bill Madden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • Chapter 4
  • Dodger Blues
  • 55
  • Chapter 5
  • Ernie and Hank
  • 69
  • Chapter 6
  • Casey's Spring of Discontent
  • 87
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • Leo's Midas Touch
  • 107
  • Chapter 8
  • Indian Summer
  • 127
  • Chapter 9
  • A Tree Dies (Slowly) in Brooklyn
  • 155
  • Chapter 10
  • Power to the (Other) People
  • Twilight of the Gods
  • 187
  • Chapter 11
  • Dem Wuz Some Gints
  • 209
  • Chapter 12
  • Dusty and "The Catch"
  • 229
  • 9
  • Chapter 2
  • Bill Veeck Leaves the Stage in the American League's Winds of Change
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • Waiting for Willie
Control code
ocn856053171
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780306823329
Lccn
2014000774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
796.357 M263 ; XX-N ; es ; M13BP049.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 856053171
  • (Sirsi) 856053171
  • (OCoLC)856053171

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