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If I did do anything constructive in the Robinson situation it was simply in accepting him the way I did -- as a man, as a ballplayer: I didn't resent him, and I didn't crusade for him. I broadcast the ball."

A number of years after Jackie Robinson broke into the majors, describing his sentiments about the integration of the Dodgers (Dodgers GM Branch Rickey needed Barber to be on board with the concept to ensure public acceptance of Robinson's presence and shared his plan to integrate with Barber more than a year before he implemented it to enable the popular southern-born broadcaster ample time to come to grips with it)

Red Barber
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Brooklyn Dodgers Radio Broadcaster

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