Branch Rickey


Branch Rickey Famous memorial

Original Name Wesley Branch Rickey
Stockdale, Pike County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Dec 1965 (aged 83)
Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Rushtown, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 5-E
Memorial ID 6644 View Source

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.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 13 Oct 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6644
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Branch Rickey (20 Dec 1881–9 Dec 1965), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6644, citing Rush Township Cemetery, Rushtown, Scioto County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .