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Branch Rickey
Birth: Dec. 20, 1881
Stockdale
Pike County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1965
Columbia
Boone County
Missouri, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Team Executive. He was a team executive for the St. Louis Browns from 1913 to 1915, the St. Louis Cardinals from 1917 to 1942, the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1943 to 1950 and the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1950 to 1959. He was the first to institute minor leagues, and he integrated baseball with the signing of Jackie Robinson in 1947. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  J. Frank Rickey (1854 - 1939)
  Emily Brown Rickey (1858 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Mary Emily Rickey Eckler (1913 - 2005)*
  Branch Rickey (1914 - 1961)*
  Alice Rickey Jakle (1918 - 1996)*
  Sue Rickey Adams (1923 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orla Edwin Rickey (1875 - 1944)*
  Branch Rickey (1881 - 1965)
  Frank Wanzer Rickey (1888 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rush Township Burial Park
Rushtown
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 14, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6644
Branch Rickey
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Branch Rickey
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Branch Rickey
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Watching '42' and remembering you with great respect and kindness. Looking forward to meeting you in heaven!
- Paul Gabriel
 Added: Jul. 11, 2015
Thank you for allowing your Faith to inform your decisions in taking the risk to "integrate" baseball with another person of Faith (Jackie Robinson). God bless you, Branch.
- Fr Demetrius Nicoloudakis
 Added: Apr. 23, 2015
Thank you for having the courage to bring Jackie Robinson to the Major League.
- Martin W
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015
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