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Branch Rickey
Title:
Branch Rickey
ISBN:
9780670022496
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2011.
Physical Description:
147 p. ; 20 cm.
General Note (Repeatable):
"A Lipper/Viking book."
Abstract:
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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Format:
Book