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Contents Acknowledgments 4 Preface 5 Profile: Satchel Paige 7 Jackie Robinson Chronology and Introduction to Robinson's Life 26 Chapter 1: Experiencing Racial Intolerance 30 Chapter 2: Lieutenant Robinson 35 Chapter 3: The Negro Leagues 41 Chapter 4: The Noble Experiment 49 Chapter 5: Breaking the Color Barrier 58 Chapter 6: Integrating the Major Leagues 67 Chapter 7: A Champion Off the Field 72 Chapter 8: Changing Times 81 Profile: Branch Rickey 89 Notes 107 Recommended Reading 109 Glossary 110 Index 111 Acknowledgments (TO COME) The publisher gratefully acknowledges the following sources for the photographs in this volume. (TO COME)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature .
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Juvenile literature.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965 -- Juvenile literature.