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Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers

Milton J. Shapiro

Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers

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Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.,
    • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team),
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Milton J. Shapiro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.R6 S5 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5952179M
      LC Control Number65025300


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