Branch Rickey

Branch Rickey

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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.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2011.
ISBN: 9781400199594
140019959X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Additional Contributors: Hill, Dick - Narrator
Tantor Media
Summary: 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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