Books tagged: spring training

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Under One Roof: The Yankees, the Cardinals, and a Doctor's Battle to Integrate Spring Training
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Jackie Robinson may have smashed Major League Baseball’s color ceiling in 1947, but segregation in the sport had not been entirely eliminated. By 1961, pressure mounted for complete integration of spring training in Florida. "Under One Roof" is about a little-known civil rights activist who risked it all to achieve racial justice in America's national pastime.
Diamonds Are Forever
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A chance encounter at a ballpark brings two schoolmates together for the first time in more than 50 years. Their lives have taken drastically different paths, but their meeting on a crisp spring day will forever link their fates.