The Boys of Summer: The Classic Narrative of Growing Up within Shouting Distance of Ebbets Field, Covering the Jackie Robinson Dodgers and What's Happened to Everybody Since

The Boys of Summer: The Classic Narrative of Growing Up within Shouting Distance of Ebbets Field, Covering the Jackie Robinson Dodgers and What's Happened to Everybody Since

Roger Kahn


it is a publication approximately younger males who discovered to play baseball through the Thirties and Nineteen Forties, after which went directly to play for some of the most interesting major-league ball golf equipment ever fielded, the workforce that broke the colour barrier with Jackie Robinson. it's a e-book by way of and a few sportswriter who grew up close to Ebbets box, and who had the great fortune within the Nineteen Fifties to hide the Dodgers for the Herald Tribune. it is a publication approximately what occurred to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others while their glory days have been at the back of them. briefly, it's a ebook approximately the US, approximately fathers and sons, prejudice and braveness, triumph and catastrophe, and instructed with heat, humor, wit, candor, and love.

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