Branch Rickey: A Life

Branch Rickey: A Life

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The book that inspired Harrison Ford in his portrayal of Branch Rickey in the hit movie “42”

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. Rickey's is the classic American tale of a poor boy from Ohio whose deep-seated faith and dogged… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (March 17, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 134 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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