TITLE

The Continental League and Its Western Carolina League Affiliate: Branch Rickey's Second Finest Hour

AUTHOR(S)
Buhite, Russell D.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Oct2004, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p426
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers U.S. baseball team from 1943 to 1950. Efforts of Rickey to integrate major league baseball and establish the farm system; Information on the establishment of the Continental League; Reason he missed his chance to reform baseball.
ACCESSION #
15420458

 

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