Profiles the man who replaced Babe Ruth as "America's Home Run King" and also set records for RBIs and total bases run, despite the pressures of being one of the few black major league players in the 1950s.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-107) and index.
1. Journey to excellence -- 2. Making a difference in the game -- 3. Becoming a contender -- 4. New challenges.