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He stepped forward to break Baseball's color barrier. He stepped forward to break baseball's color barrier.

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Why did branch rickey integrate baseball?

Branch Rickey was the general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. His main goal was to make baseball a national pastime for all Americans.

Who got Derek Jeter into baseball?

Branch Rickey

Who signed Jackie Robinson in baseball?

Jackie Robinson's first year in professional ball was 1946 when he played for the Montreal Royals, the Brooklyn Dodgers Triple-A minor league team. He played one year for Montreal and then played for the Dodgers between 1947-1956. He retired after the 1956 season.

What college team did Branch Rickey coach for?

Branch Rickey coached baseball at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania in 1904 and 1905

When and where did baseball player Branch Rickey die?

Branch Rickey was born December 20, 1881, in Flat, OH, USA.

What is the birth name of Branch Rickey?

Branch Rickey's birth name is Wesley Branch Rickey.

How tall is Branch Rickey?

Branch Rickey is 5' 9".

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Who authored Rickey and one man play?

I am sorry but I am a little confused about the question. There have been several biographies written about Branch Rickey. Arthur Mann wrote Branch Rickey: American in Action in 1957. David Lipman wrote Mr. Baseball: The Story of Branch Rickey in 1966. Murray Polner wrote Branch Rickey in 1982. Harvey Frommer, Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Barrier in 1982. If this is not what you were looking for please write back with a more detailed description.

What nicknames did Branch Rickey go by?

Branch Rickey went by The Mahatma.

Why did Branch Rickey want to integrate baseball?

Because, black or white, Jackie Robinson was one of the best second basemen in the history of the game. I am sure Mr. Rickey signed Robinson because he was talented, not because of the color of his skin.

What are baseball player Branch Rickey's physical stats?

Branch Rickey is 5 feet 9 inches tall. He weighs 175 pounds. He bats left and throws right.