Here's to You, Jackie Robinson

Here's to You, Jackie Robinson

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After seeing Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers play in March of 1948, thirty-year-old Jesse Norwood saw the enthusiasm of the black community as more than just excitement for the sport - he saw an opportunity to help the lost and hopeless African-American youth living in segregated 1950s Mobile, Alabama. With no baseball experience and no knowledge of the game, Norwood transformed a group of scrawny youngsters into a strong team and a genuine force in the… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: M P Publishing Ltd. (December 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 289 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English