Jackie Robinson Stealing Home

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Aug. 22, 2009

Burleigh's text features vivid, sharp images (number 42 dances his odd pigeon-toed dance off third base) that describe Jackie Robinson stealing home during a game in the 1955 World Series. Mike Wimmer's oil paintings are simply gorgeous--rich, thickly painted close-ups of pitcher, runner, batter, crowd (he chooses to focus mostly on black faces in the stands, which adds a powerful effect). Adapted for Brooklyn Blowback by David Kay, MLS ... picture book a about Jackie Robinson in World Series ...

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