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Baseball has done it

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Published by Ig Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.,
    • African American baseball players -- Biography.,
    • Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1964.

      StatementJackie Robinson with an introduction by Spike Lee.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 A2 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393476M
      ISBN 100975251724
      LC Control Number2005003709
      OCLC/WorldCa57652233


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