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As someone who actually knew Mr. Rickey (when I was between 13-17 but now 84), I can say that Baseball could sure use him today. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Robert C. Kenagy
This may not be the best baseball book out there, but it's certainly one of the biggest.
It is, however, a mighty big subject. Read more
Another book of correct information re: Jackie Robinson, racism and baseball. Truly an enlighted human being and a great baseball manager.Published on July 6, 2013 by J. E. Ferrer
It is possible to write a 683 page biograhy of a baseball executive and leave the reader wanting more? Lee Lowenfish convinces me that it can be done. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by dcreader
Well wrritten but with an east coast coloquialness. Example: referring to Musial as "a local hero"! Other errata:
Page 31 Robert Lee Hedges moved his..... Read more
I have found Lee Lowenfish's book, Branch Rickey: Baseball's Ferocious Gentleman to be a very detailed (if somewhat dry) account of Branch Rickey's life. Read morePublished on May 29, 2010 by Barry R. Suttle
Author Lee Lowenfish gives Branch Rickey, one of the most influential men in baseball, his due in this 600-page biography. Read morePublished on July 25, 2009 by Barry Sparks