Branch Rickey / Jimmy Breslin
Book | Viking | 2011

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Description
147 pages ; 20 cm.
Series
A Penguin life
Penguin lives series.
Note
"A Lipper/Viking book" -- T.p.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 147).
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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ISBN
9780670022496: $19.95
0670022497
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