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Jackie Robinson

The Life and Legacy of the Star Who Broke Major League Baseball’s Color Barrier
Narrated by: Bill Hare
Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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Publisher's Summary

“I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me.... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” (Jackie Robinson)

Along the way, listeners learn of a man once consumed by rage who learned, through time and practice, as well as the influence of several important mentors, to rein in his anger and use it to change the world. Though born in a sharecropper’s cabin, he corresponded with presidents. Growing up in the shadow of an Olympian older brother, he found his own place in the sun, and, more importantly, he smoothed the journey to success for countless others. His name has gone down not in just one but in two pantheons of history, both on and off the baseball field as a noble fighter for equal rights.

Jackie Robinson: The Life and Legacy of the Star Who Broke Major League Baseball’s Color Barrier profiles how Jackie became one of the most important athletes in history.

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