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Dixie Walker : a life in baseball / Lyle Spatz.

Author/Creator:
Spatz, Lyle, 1937-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Walker, Dixie, 1910-1982.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Summary:
"Fred "Dixie" Walker was the only player to have been a teammate of both Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson. Walker is remembered for the charge that he tried to keep Robinson from joining the Dodgers. This biography covers Walker's career, revealing him to be a fiery competitor, and one of the colorful characters of baseball's memorable era"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786446339 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786446331 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
708648010
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