Singles and Smiles

Singles and Smiles

How Artie Wilson Broke Baseball's Color Barrier

Book - 2018
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Examines the life of African American baseball player Artie Wilson, once known as the best short stop in baseball, covering how he broke baseball's racist color barrier in his day just like Jackie Robinson to become the first black player to play for the Oakland Oaks, a team in the minor league, and then in the majors with the New York Giants in 1951.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
ISBN: 9781538107904
Branch Call Number: 796.357 WILSON
Characteristics: xxxvi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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