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The Resource If you were only white : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Donald Spivey

If you were only white : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Donald Spivey

Label
If you were only white : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
Title
If you were only white
Title remainder
the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
Statement of responsibility
Donald Spivey
Title variation
Life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leroy "Satchel" Paige was arguably one of the world's greatest pitchers and a premier star of Negro Leagues Bseball. Spivey follows Paige from his birth in Alabama in 1906 to his death in Kansas City in 1982, detailing the challenges Paige faced battling the color line in America and recounting his tests and triumphs in baseball. He also opens up Paige's private life during and after his playing days
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spivey, Donald
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.P3
LC item number
S65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Sports and American culture series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paige, Satchel
  • Paige, Satchel
  • Baseball players
  • African American baseball players
  • Pitchers (Baseball)
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Negro leagues
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Negro leagues
  • Pitchers (Baseball)
  • United States
Label
If you were only white : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Donald Spivey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Warm-ups: a prelude -- Without a Satchel -- On the mount -- "If you were only white" -- Turning the Paige -- Blackballing the Great Depression -- How the West was son -- Baseball diplomacy -- The fugitive -- Lazarus -- Double V -- Integration -- Center stage in the white arena -- Ninth inning -- Extra innings
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 347 pages
Isbn
9780826220141
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)836206243
  • 2054772
  • (OCoLC)836206243
  • (OCoLC)ocn836206243
  • 2054772
Label
If you were only white : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Donald Spivey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Warm-ups: a prelude -- Without a Satchel -- On the mount -- "If you were only white" -- Turning the Paige -- Blackballing the Great Depression -- How the West was son -- Baseball diplomacy -- The fugitive -- Lazarus -- Double V -- Integration -- Center stage in the white arena -- Ninth inning -- Extra innings
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxv, 347 pages
Isbn
9780826220141
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)836206243
  • 2054772
  • (OCoLC)836206243
  • (OCoLC)ocn836206243
  • 2054772

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