Monday, March 21, 2016
The story if how Branch Rickey got jackie in the majors. Branch was looking for black players to play baseball and wanted people to have equal sitting in the stadium. Jackie started of playing with other dark skin people in small leagues. He played for the Montreal Royals before getting hired to the big league. Branch wanted a player that was good and mature so that's why he got Jackie because Jackie didn't fight back when the whites talks smack. Branch Rickey asked Jackie if he dad a spouse to support him to when he made it in the major leagues. Jackie accepted the request to join the major leagues and that's how he got in them.