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The man who brought Jackie Robinson to the Majors

Integrating baseball was a dream of Branch Rickey.  In 1947, as president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Rickey defied racism on the field to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, forever changing a sport and the nation.

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