Branch Rickey's Promotion Of Jackie Robinson In Major League Baseball

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Branch Rickey 's perspective on the situation was complex and most intriguing. Jackie puts a foot in the door in the spring of 1947. Only five days before the Dodgers first game of the season Ricky announced the promotion of Jackie Robinson into the major league baseball. "There was never a man in the game who could put mind and muscle together quicker than Jackie Robinson." This shows that Ricky considered Robinson as a man who was looked upon at the same level of a white man but agreed that he was extraordinary different. Ricky secretly scouted many Negro League players to be considered as trailblazers in the real world. He wanted a negro league to challenge the National league and to disguise his real intentions. Robinson was a unique choice

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