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Read online The Boys of Summer (Aurum Sports Classics).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Boys of Summer (Aurum Sports Classics) This is a book about young men who learned to play baseball during the s and s and then went on to play for one of the most exciting major league ball clubs ever fielded the team that broke the color barrier with Jackie Robinson It is a book by and about a sportswriter who grew up near Ebbets Field and who had the good fortune in the s to cover the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune This is a book about what happened to Jackie Carl Erskine Pee Wee Reese and the others when their glory days were behind them In short it is a book about America about fathers and sons prejudice and courage triumph and disaster and told with warmth humor wit candor and love by Roger Kahn

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Good Enough to Dream, The Boys of Summer, The Head Game: Baseball Seen from the Pitcher's Mound, Joe and Marilyn, A Season in the Sun, Memories of Summer: When Baseball Was an Art, and Writing about It a Game, October Men: Reggie Jackson, George Steinbrenner, Billy Martin, and the Yankees' Miraculous Finish in 1978, Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball, The Era, 1947-1957: When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World, A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s
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