The Resource Jackie and Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus, (electronic resource)

Jackie and Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus, (electronic resource)

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Jackie and Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line
Title
Jackie and Campy
Title remainder
the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line
Statement of responsibility
William C. Kashatus
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As star players for the 1955 World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers, and prior to that as the first black players to be candidates to break professional baseball's color barrier, Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella would seem to be natural allies. But the two men were divided by a rivalry going far beyond the personality differences and petty jealousies of competitive teammates. Behind the bitterness were deep and differing beliefs about the fight for civil rights. Robinson, the more aggressive and intense of the two, thought Jim Crow should be attacked head-on; Campanella, more passive and easygoing, believed that ability, not militancy, was the key to racial equality. Drawing on interviews with former players such as Monte Irvin, Hank Aaron, Carl Erskine, and Don Zimmer, Jackie and Campy offers a closer look at these two players and their place in a historical movement torn between active defiance and passive resistance. William C. Kashatus deepens our understanding of these two baseball icons and civil rights pioneers and provides a clearer picture of their time and our own
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kashatus, William C.
Dewey number
796.3570922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
K37 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Campanella, Roy
  • Campanella, Roy
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Male friendship
  • Racism in sports
  • Discrimination in sports
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • GAMES
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • TRAVEL
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Male friendship
  • Racism in sports
  • United States
Label
Jackie and Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brooklyn's bums -- Rickey's choice -- Jackie and Campy -- Breaking the color line -- Teammates -- Striking back -- Collision course -- Breakup
Control code
ocn870646963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803254466
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C69D6D96-B40A-4C44-9AF7-4978CA888A77
System control number
(OCoLC)870646963
Label
Jackie and Campy : the untold story of their rocky relationship and the breaking of baseball's color line, William C. Kashatus, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brooklyn's bums -- Rickey's choice -- Jackie and Campy -- Breaking the color line -- Teammates -- Striking back -- Collision course -- Breakup
Control code
ocn870646963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803254466
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C69D6D96-B40A-4C44-9AF7-4978CA888A77
System control number
(OCoLC)870646963

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