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Branch Rickey

Author: Jimmy Breslin; Dick Hill
Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Media ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, ℗2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Branch Rickey; Branch Rickey
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Breslin; Dick Hill
ISBN: 9781400119592 1400119596 9781400169597 1400169593 9781400149599 1400149592
OCLC Number: 656450951
Notes: Unabridged.
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Duration: 4:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Dick Hill.
Description: 4 audio discs (4 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Jimmy Breslin.

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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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