Table of Contents for Opening Day : The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season


Prologue 1(6)
Jack Roosevelt Robinson
7(13)
``Some Good Colored Players''
20(15)
The Uprising
35(13)
Opening Day
48(14)
Up in Harlem
62(17)
Praying for Base Hits
79(10)
Cardinal Sins
89(10)
The Great Road Trip
99(14)
Tearing Up the Pea Patch
113(10)
Pee Wee's Embrace
123(8)
The Glorious Crusade
131(10)
``A Smile of Almost Painful Joy''
141(7)
Up and Down MacDonough Street
148(11)
A Real Gone Guy
159(16)
A Good Thing for Everybody
175(19)
The Poison Pen
194(9)
The Unbeatable Yanks
203(7)
Dixie Walker's Dilemma
210(8)
The Footsteps of Enos ``Country'' Slaughter
218(16)
Shadow Dancing
234(12)
``We Aren't Afraid''
246(13)
``And the World Series Is Over!''
259(4)
Epilogue 263(14)
Acknowledgments 277(4)
Notes 281(30)
Index 311