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Rickey and Robinson
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Harvey Frommer is a noted sports author and oral historian. He has written more than forty-two sports books, including Remembering Yankee Stadium and Remembering Fenway Park, and was coauthor of the autobiographies of Red Holzman, Nolan Ryan, and Tony Dorsett. Cited in the Congressional Record and by the New York State Legislature as a sports historian and journalist, Dr. Frommer is a professor in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at Dartmouth College. He lives in Lyme, New Hampshire, with his wife, Myrna.

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Just a terrific book. It fills in so many of the blanks about the story of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey. It's like a history lesson. And the intro by Monte Irvin puts it over the top. . . . Highly recommended. -- Billy Sample, host, Major League Baseball Radio A vivid account of the two as genuine American heroes. * The Instrumentalist * I've read more than a dozen books on the Rickey/Robinson tandem and I must say that Frommer's is the best structured. He brings Robinson's persona alive, proving why he was the first black man selected to break the racial barrier. -- Art Rust Jr. * Black Issues Book Review * One of the best . . . brutally honest with no punches pulled. * Amsterdam News * A fine and sympathetic biography. * Library Journal * A celebration, a nostalgic account. * EBONY * An unusual and deeply moving book. * Publishers Weekly * Frommer's analysis of Rickey's motives sets this book apart. . . . [Rickey and Robinson] raises all the right questions in interesting ways. * Booklist * Thorough research, a vivid account. * Chicago Tribune * Pleasant, upbeat look at this unusual pair. * Kirkus * Interesting and exciting book. * Jersey Journal * Mr. Harvey Frommer, a friend of the NLBPA, has published another great book . . .

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