What is your connection to (Wesley) Branch Rickey ?

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in The Tree House by Dean Walker G2G1 (1.8k points)

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http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Rickey-34

Not really sure who he is...

Need a bio or at least a few sources to tell who he is.
by Scott Fulkerson G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branch_Rickey

Guess I can answer my own question. Baseball executive.
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As a BIG Dodger fan, I am disappointed that I currently am not related to Branch Rickey (or to Jackie Robinson either)!

For those who don't know, Rickey was instrumental in forcing MLB to integrate (breaking the color barrier) through the signing of Jackie Robinson [Robinson-13] to a minor league contract and Jackie's subsequent promotion to the majors in 1947.

And the rest is history, so you can look it up yourselves!!
by Lindy Jones G2G6 Pilot (212k points)

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