Synopsis

The First

$9.99

Joel Siegel & Martin Charnin & Bob Brush

Published by Samuel French Inc

Large Mixed Cast
The First is the story of Jackie Robinson, the first Black to play major league baseball. It is also the story of Branch Rickey, the team owner who had the fortitude to defy racist tradition and hire Robinson

"A stirring piece of Americana" ~ WCBS TV

"A rousing, true to life tale.... A story of the triumph of sport over bigotry, and the human spirit at its most noble" ~ Gannett Newspapers

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