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Chandler, Happy and Trimble, Vance

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ISBN 10: 0933893744 / ISBN 13: 9780933893740
Published by Bonus Books, Chicago, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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317 pp; Author signed by (A. B. Chandler) presentation copy dated 1989. Very nice and attractive copy. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory # 64140

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Publisher: Bonus Books, Chicago

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Relates the life story of the man who helped Jackie Robinson break the color barrier in baseball and discusses his tenure as commissioner of baseball and his years in politics

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Now 90, the former Kentucky governor and senator is probably best known outside his home state as the commissioner of baseball who served for six years after succeeding Kenesaw M. Landis. It was during his tenure that the national pastime was racially integrated, a policy change in which Chandler was perhaps even more instrumental than Branch Rickey. But primarily because he supported Rickey, Chandler alienated some owners, and they voted him out, according to the authors. That is only one incident in an exceptionally full and busy life, chronicled here with the aid of the former editor of the Kentucky Post. Most arresting is the fact that, although a Democrat, Chandler had little liking for Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman or Alben Barkley, three of his party's heroes. Photos not seen by PW.
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