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Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson changed baseball when the former signed the latter to a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team.  They broke organized baseball’s color line that was never codified but seemingly understood

Earlier this year, the movie 42 debuted.  It showed the genesis of the Robinson-Rickey relationship that began in 1945 at 215 Montague Street, the headquarters of the Brooklyn Dodgers.