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Branch Rickey

Author: Jimmy Breslin
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.
Series: Penguin lives series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bestselling author remembers the man who integrated baseball. The idea of integrating baseball began as a dream in the mind of Branch Rickey. In 1947, as president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, he defied racism on and off the field to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, changing the sport and the nation forever.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Branch Rickey; Branch Rickey; Branch Rickey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Breslin
ISBN: 9780670022496 0670022497
OCLC Number: 650210636
Description: 147 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin lives series.
Responsibility: Jimmy Breslin.

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A bestselling author remembers the man who integrated baseball. The idea of integrating baseball began as a dream in the mind of Branch Rickey. In 1947, as president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, he defied racism on and off the field to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, changing the sport and the nation forever.

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