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Branch Rickey (Character)
from 42 (2013)

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42 -- The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.
42 -- The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.
42 -- Trailer 2 for 42
42 -- Trailer for 42

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Branch Rickey was also a Master Mason and was a brother in Tuscan Lodge #240 in Saint Louis... See more »

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  1. 42 (2013) Played by Harrison Ford
    ... aka "42: The Jackie Robinson Story" - USA (DVD box title)

  2. Soul of the Game (1996) (TV) Played by Edward Herrmann

  3. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) Played by Minor Watson

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From The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers: We're tackling something big here, Jackie. If we fail, no one will try it again for twenty years. But if we succeed...
Clyde Sukeforth, Dodger Scout: If we succeed, Brooklyn will win a pennant.
Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers: Yes, that too. But we're dealing with rights here. The right of any American to play baseball, the American game. You think he's our boy, Clyde?
Clyde Sukeforth, Dodger Scout: Well, he can run, he can hit, and he can field.
Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers: But can he take it?
Clyde Sukeforth, Dodger Scout: That I don't know.
Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers: What do you think, Jackie?
Jackie Robinson: Well, I can try.
Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers: Think you've got guts enough to play the game no matter what happens? They'll shout insults at you. They'll come into you spikes first. They'll throw at your head.
Jackie Robinson: They've been throwing at my head for a long time, Mr. Rickey.
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