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Mr. Baseball : the story of Branch Rickey

Author: David Lipman
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 1966.
Series: Lives to remember.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wesley Branch Rickey, a poor boy who "made good" in the American way, defied prejudice by signing the first Negro, Jackie Robinson, to professional baseball. This book presents Rickey's vivid, colorful personality and his contributions to baseball.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Branch Rickey; Branch Rickey; Branch Rickey
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lipman
OCLC Number: 1362758
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Lives to remember.
Responsibility: by David Lipman.

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Wesley Branch Rickey, a poor boy who "made good" in the American way, defied prejudice by signing the first Negro, Jackie Robinson, to professional baseball. This book presents Rickey's vivid, colorful personality and his contributions to baseball.

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