Branch Rickey
FameRank: 4

"As player"

* Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns (–)

* New York Yankees/New York Highlanders

* Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns

"As manager"

*Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns (–)

*St. Louis Cardinals (–)

"As general manager"

*Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns (–, )

*St. Louis Cardinals (–)

*Los Angeles Dodgers#Team history/Brooklyn Dodgers (–)

*Pittsburgh Pirates (–)


*4× World Series Champion: 1926 World Series/1926, 1931 World Series/1931, 1934 World Series/1934, 1942 World Series/1942

*4× National League pennant: 1928 World Series/1928, 1930 World Series/1930, 1947 World Series/1947, 1949 World Series/1949

*Managerial Record: 597-664

*Played major part in development of the Farm team/farm system

*Signed Jackie Robinson for the Dodgers and helped integrate Major League Baseball in 1947

*Signed Roberto Clemente for the Pirates, opening Major League Baseball for Latino players.

*St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum/St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame (2014)


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Luck is the residue of design.

I don't care if I was a ditch-digger at a dollar a day, I'd want to do my job better than the fellow next to me. I'd want to be the best at whatever I do.

Problems are the price you pay for progress.

It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.

Never surrender opportunity for security.

Man may penetrate the outer reaches of the universe, he may solve the very secret of eternity itself, but for me, the ultimate human experience is to witness the flawless execution of a hit-and-run.

It was all I lived for, to play baseball.

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.