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JACKIE ROBINSON STORY (1950)

Vintage original 11 x 17” (28 x 43 cm.) closed, 17 x 22 (43 x 56) campaign book. Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers, dir: Alfred E. Green; Eagle-Lion. Story of the first African American major league baseball player, as played by Robinson himself. Though an inexpensively made biography, the campaign was rather lavish, as seen through this impressive book. Book is complete and there are 22 pages. The highlights inside include: newspaper articles, Robinson in cigarette, comic book, Wheaties and baseball bat ads, Robinson records, signed baseballs, dolls, jackets, clothing, jewelry.

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