What I Learned from Jackie Robinson A Teammate's Reflections on and off the Field

ISBN-10: 0071450858
ISBN-13: 9780071450850
Authors: Carl Erskine, Burton Rocks, Duke Snider
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Jackie Robinson was the first African American baseball player to be accepted by the major league establishment. Written by a former teammate, this memoir describes the formidable talents that made Robinson both a star player & a hero of the battle to desegregate American sport.

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Carl Erskine spent 12 years in the major leagues as a pitcher for the Dodgers, posting a record of 122-78. In that time, he played on six pennant-winning teams, and was a member of two World Series-winning teams, one in Brooklyn and one in Los Angeles. Erskine also tossed two no-hitters during the course of his outstanding career and was a teammate of numerous Hall of Fame players, including Jackie Robinson. Today he is semiretired and lives in his hometown of Anderson, Indiana, where he served as a bank president following his baseball career.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.792 lbs. Language: English