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The Resource Branch Rickey, Jimmy Breslin

Branch Rickey, Jimmy Breslin

Label
Branch Rickey
Title
Branch Rickey
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Breslin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Summary
Traces the efforts of the 1940s Brooklyn Dodgers president and general manager to promote baseball integration, describing his role in bringing Jackie Robinson to the team while sharing background information on Rickey's youth, times, and career
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
380744
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Breslin, Jimmy
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A penguin life
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickey, Branch
  • Baseball team owners
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Target audience
adult
Label
Branch Rickey, Jimmy Breslin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn650210636
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670022496
Lccn
2010035008
System control number
(OCoLC)650210636
Label
Branch Rickey, Jimmy Breslin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn650210636
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780670022496
Lccn
2010035008
System control number
(OCoLC)650210636

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