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Portswriters were still known to protect players and baseball executivesThat starts first and foremost with an in depth examination of the two men chiefly responsible for making integration happen Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson Considering Robinson's exalted place in American culture as evidenced by the remarkable success of the recent biopic the book's eye opening revelations are s I am a die hard baseball fan Roger Kahn is probably the best known Baseball writer of the last half century Yet for some reason this

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In Rickey Robinson legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true unsanitized account of the integration of baseball a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate second hand reports This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the 40s and 50s back when s If this were a stand alone book I would have rated it much higher The fact is however there is very little new in this book that Mr K

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Ure to generate controversy as well as conversation No other sportswriter working today carries Kahn's authority when writing about this period in baseball history and the publication of this book Kahn's last is a true literary event In Rickey Robinson Kahn separates fact from myth to present a truthful portrait of baseball and its participants at a critical juncture in American histor The content of this book was incredible but he told the story out of order and jumped around a lot which made it really hard to follo


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  1. says:

    Roger Kahn now 87 has fished these waters before and better This is not to say that Rickey and Robinson isn’t an entertaining read even if the use of “untold” in the subtitle is stretching a practice swing into a walk off home run There is very little here that Kahn himself hasn’t told already and even if you didn’t rea

  2. says:

    If this were a stand alone book I would have rated it much higher The fact is however there is very little new in this book that Mr Kahn hasn't previously provided in The Boys of Summer or The Era 1947 1957Or for that mat

  3. says:

    Time for Roger Kahn to shut down the old typewriter The problem is not that the book isn't interesting it is despite consistent repetition and a good amount of rehashing old material But the name calling is exce

  4. says:

    I am a die hard baseball fan Roger Kahn is probably the best known Baseball writer of the last half century Yet for some reason this is the first book of his I ever read I honestly don’t know why I was excited when begi

  5. says:

    Dodger history is full of some amazing characters Sandy Koufax Tommy Lasorda and Roy Campanella are amazing examples Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey are probably my top characters Vin Scully is without a doubt the most revered man in Dodger history if not baseball history Unfortunately there are no definite wor

  6. says:

    In the beginning I was intrigued by Mr Kahn's straightforward writing style and 'insider' knowledge of the story of Rickey Robinson And while there were some insights shared throughout the book it suffered from two main weaknesses in my opini

  7. says:

    Famed sportswriter and Brooklyn Dodgers insider Roger Kahn details the events and personalities pivotal in Jackie Robinson breaking the baseball racial barrier I learned about Branch Rickey’s background and desire to break the racial barrier I learned about Robinson’s journey I learned about the players managers and executives on both sides of the debate Each key angle of the retelling was gripping and the enlightening Roger Kahn’s pe

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    Kahn's whimsical style of writing captures the personalities of players and owners of the era showing how baseb

  9. says:

    The content of this book was incredible but he told the story out of order and jumped around a lot which made it

  10. says:

    This book about Ricky and Robinson is mostly about the life of Branch Rickey but it is also filled with much than that The author talks about h