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Lost champions ; four men, two teams, and the breaking of pro football's color line / Gretchen Atwood.

Atwood, Gretchen, author. (Author).
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Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 796.33 Atw (Text) 32604000204467 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781620406007
  • ISBN: 1620406004
  • Physical Description: xi, 274 pages, 16 unnumbeered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc , 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: First quarter -- The last word -- City of Angels -- Moore's Ford bridge -- Offside -- Assault -- Second quarter -- Black lightning -- Backlash -- Champions -- Shots fired -- Third quarter -- 92 yards -- Frozen out -- Undefeated -- Jackie -- Cleveland's year -- Good-bye -- Fourth quarter -- Younger -- Swan song -- Spring training -- Goalposts -- Overtime -- On history.
Summary, etc.: Many know the story of Jackie Robinson integrating major league baseball in 1947. But few know that the NFL integrated a year earlier, when Kenny Washington stepped on the field for the Los Angeles Rams. He wasn't the only one. Four men broke pro football's color line in 1946, Kenny Washington and Woody Strode with the Los Angeles Rams and Bill Willis and Marion Motley with the Cleveland Browns.
Subject: Football > United States > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History > 20th century.
Cleveland Browns (Football team : 1946-1995) > History.
Los Angeles Rams (Football team) > History.
Motley, Marion, 1920-1999.
Washington, Kenny, 1918-1971.
Strode, Woody.
Willis, Bill, 1921-2007.

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