Branch Rickey Death Cause and Date

Branch Rickey's Death

Born (Birthday) December 20, 1881

Death Date December 9, 1965

Age of Death 83 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Baseball Manager

The baseball manager Branch Rickey died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers and civil rights activist who brought Jackie Robinson to his team, breaking the baseball league’s color barrier.

He was born in Stockdale, Pike County, Ohio. In 1906, he married Jane Moulton.

Quotes

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“A great ballplayer is a player who will take a chance.” (Branch Rickey)

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“Thinking about the devil is worse than seeing the devil.” (Branch Rickey)

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“If things don’t come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.” (Branch Rickey)

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“The man with the ball is responsible for what happens to the ball.” (Branch Rickey)

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“Never surrender opportunity for security.” (Branch Rickey)

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