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Author Brioso, César, 1965- author.

Title Havana hardball : spring training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban league / César Brioso.

Publication Info. Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  796.357 BRI    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  796.357 BRI    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 301 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The year of Dick Sisler -- Boxing Ernest Hemingway -- Opening day, Havana -- The American series -- Living legends -- Separate and unequal -- Tale of two leagues -- Hermit in Havana -- New year's resurrection -- Panama and the petition -- Whoever defeats Almendares dies -- Opening day, Brooklyn -- A house united.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. (OCoLC)fst00046870
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Subject Baseball -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen forties.
Baseball -- Social aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities in baseball -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball players -- Cuba -- History.
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
Baseball -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00827951
Minorities in baseball. (OCoLC)fst01749009
Nineteen forties. (OCoLC)fst01037793
Cuba. (OCoLC)fst01205805
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0813061164 (cloth)
9780813061160 (cloth)

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