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Branch Rickey

Baseball (20-Dec-1881 — 9-Dec-1965)


David Lipmen. Mr. Baseball: The Story of Branch Rickey. Putnam. 1966. 191pp.

Lee Lowenfish. Branch Rickey: Baseball's Ferocious Gentleman. University of Nebraska Press. 2007. 683pp.

Arthur William Mann. Branch Rickey: American in Action. Houghton Mifflin. 1957. 312pp.

Andrew O'Toole. Branch Rickey in Pittsburgh: Baseball's Trailblazing General Manager for the Pirates, 1950-1955. McFarland. 2000. 213pp.

Murray Polner. Branch Rickey: A Biography. Atheneum. 1982. 307pp. Reprinted 2007 by McFarland, 274pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.536)

  6. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.879)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.932)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.610)

  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.271)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.873)

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