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Author Swift, Tom.

Title Chief Bender's burden : the silent struggle of a baseball star / Tom Swift
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2008]
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Summary With a journalist?s eye for detail and a novelist?s feel for storytelling, Tom Swift takes readers on Bender?s improbable journey?from his early years on the White Earth Reservation, to his development at the Carlisle Indian School, to his big break and eventual rise to the pinnacle of baseball. The story of a paradoxical American sports hero, one who achieved a once-unfathomable celebrity while suffering the harsh injustices of a racially intolerant world, Chief Bender?s Burden is an eye-opening and inspiring narrative of a unique American life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bender, Charles Albert, 1884-1954.
Philadelphia Athletics (Baseball team) -- Biography.
Baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Indian baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007033591
ISBN 0803243227 (electronic bk.)
9780803243224 (electronic bk.)