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Big League Dreams By Richard Brignall,

  • Title: Big League Dreams
  • Author: Richard Brignall
  • ISBN: 9781552774878
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the colour barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada s first inductee into the American Baseball Hall of Fame.Fergie Jenkins grew up in the era when Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play major league baseball, and Willie O Ree became the fThis is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the colour barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada s first inductee into the American Baseball Hall of Fame.Fergie Jenkins grew up in the era when Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play major league baseball, and Willie O Ree became the first black NHL player Inspired by these professional athletes, and with doors now opening for young men like himself, Fergie went on to have a remarkable career in major league baseball Former sports journalist Richard Brignall traces the ups and downs in Fergie s career, from his humble roots in Chatham, Ontario, to his time with the Phillies, the Cubs, the Red Sox, and the Rangers Along the way, Brignall examines what it meant for a man to be black in the United States versus Canada in the 1960s and 70s Fry Reading Level 4.8
    Big League Dreams This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the colour barrier in sport and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada s first inductee into th

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    1. This time, I will be writing my review on about a nonfiction book This book is Big League Dreams by Richard Brignall Big League Dreams is a biography about the first Canadian to make it into the Baseball Hall of Fame It starts out talking about Fergie, living in his calm home town of Chatham, Ontario He has a quiet and fun childhood, filled with hockey, baseball, and friends Then he is discovered by a retired scout for the Philadelphia Phillies, Ken Dunsworth Ken coaches him and gets Fergie a lo [...]

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