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Branch Rickey Branch Rickey
Full name: Wesley Branch Rickey
Born: December 20, 1881, Flat, Ohio
Died December 9, 1965, Columbia, Missouri
Buried at Rushtown Cemetery, Rushtown, Ohio
First Game: June 16, 1905; Final Game: August 25, 1914
Managed First Game: September 17, 1913; Managed Final Game: May 30, 1925
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 5' 9" Weight: 175
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1967
TSN Executive of the Year (1936, 1942 and 1947)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1905 STL A                 1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0        0   0    0      .000  .000  .000  -0.1 1905 STL A
1906 STL A                65   201   22   57   7   3   3   24   16        3   3    4      .284  .345  .393   0.8 1906 STL A
1907 NY  A                52   137   16   25   1   3   0   15   11        2   2    4      .182  .253  .234  -1.4 1907 NY  A
1914 STL A                 2     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0    1   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000  -0.1 1914 STL A
Total                    120   343   38   82   8   6   3   39   27    1i  5   5    8   0i .239  .304  .324  -0.8 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB   SO HBP  SH   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
i - incomplete

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   PB   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1905 STL A         C    1     2    1    0    0    0 1.000
1906 STL A         C   55   233   58   14    2    5  .954
1906 STL A        OF    1     1    0    0    0      1.000     0    0    1 
1907 NY  A        OF   22    32    1    6    0       .846    20    1    1 
1907 NY  A         C   11    56   11    9    2    1  .882
1907 NY  A        1B    9    71    4    2    3       .974
Total              C   67   291   70   23    4    6  .940
Total             OF   23    33    1    6    0       .850    20    1    2 
Total             1B    9    71    4    2    3       .974
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   PB   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1913 STL A   12    5    6  .455    47    45   9-17           8  8
1914 STL A  159   71   82  .464   523   615                  5
1915 STL A  159   63   91  .409   522   680                  6
1919 STL N  138   54   83  .394   463   552                  7
1920 STL N  155   75   79  .487   675   682                  5
1921 STL N  154   87   66  .569   809   681                  3
1922 STL N  154   85   69  .552   863   819                  3
1923 STL N  154   79   74  .516   746   732                  5
1924 STL N  154   65   89  .422   740   750                  6
1925 STL N   38   13   25  .342   197   221          5-30    8  4
Total      1277  597  664  .473  5585  5777
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING

TransactionsTransactions
Traded by Chicago White Sox to St. Louis Browns in exchange for a player to be named
later (February, 1905); Chicago White Sox received Frank Roth (June, 1905).

Traded by St. Louis Browns to New York Highlanders in exchange for Joe Yeager
(February 27, 1907).


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