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Big League Dreams Baseball Hall of Fame's First African-canadian, Fergie Jenkins (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1552774872
ISBN-13: 9781552774878
Sku: 216023967
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7H x 4.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  151
Age Range:  15 to 22
 
"I''ll start if you want me to. I think I can do it. Me, Fergie Jenkins."
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Fergie Jenkins grew up in the era when Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play major league baseball, and Willie O'Ree became the first black NHL player. Inspired by these professional athletes, and with doors now opening for young men like himself, Fergie went on to have a remarkable career in major league baseball.

 

Former sports journalist Richard Brignall traces the ups and downs in Fergie's career, from his humble roots in Chatham, Ontario, to his time with the Phillies, the Cubs, the Red Sox, and the Rangers. Along the way, Brignall examines what it meant for a man to be black in the United States versus Canada in the 1960s and 70s.

 

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   11
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0151
Product attributePublisher:   James Lorimer & Company
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