Branch Rickey  American Baseball

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Branch Rickey passed away on 9th Dec 1965 aged 83.


Branch Rickey is a 83 year old American Baseballer born on 20th December, 1881 in Flat, OH. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius

Branch Rickey is a member of the following lists: Major League Baseball player-managers, Sportspeople from Nassau County, New York and College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.


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    Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball (MLB) executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was perhaps best known for breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier by signing ...

    First Name Wesley
    Last Name Rickey
    Full Name at Birth Wesley Branch Rickey
    Alternative Name The Mahatma
    Age 83 (age at death) years
    Birthday 20th December, 1881
    Birthplace Flat, OH
    Died 9th December, 1965
    Place of Death Columbia, MO
    Buried Rushtown Cemetery, Rushtown, OH
    Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
    Weight W
    Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
    Nationality American
    University Ohio Wesleyan University
    Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
    Occupation Baseball
    Baseball Position Catcher, Leftfielder, First Baseman
    Bats Left
    Throws Right
    MLB First Game Date 16th June, 1905
    MLB Final Game Date 25th August, 1914
    Hall of Fame Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Pioneer/Executive in 1967.
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