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A biography of Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 broke major league baseball's color barrier in partnership with Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Also includes profiles of Leroy Satchel Paige, one of the greatest pitchers of his day, who joined the majors in 1948, and of Branch Rickey.


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