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Something to Prove

The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio
Skead, Robert (Book - 2013)
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In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white.For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.
Authors: Skead, Robert
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Skead ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Title: Something to prove
the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Summary: In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white.For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.
Subject Headings: Discrimination in baseball Baseball players United States DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999 Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982
Topical Term: Discrimination in baseball
Baseball players
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd
LCCN: 2012019709
ISBN: 0761366199
9780761366195
Branch Call Number: J 796.35 S
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