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Branch B. Rickey

Branch B. Rickey

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Branch B. Rickey comes from some extraordinary baseball lineage. His father was a lifelong baseball executive and his grandfather of the same name was a legend, signing Jackie Robinson when he was an executive with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Rickey, however, has seen his own remarkable success. After decades in various leadership roles with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds, he spent seven years as president of the former Triple-A American Association. Since 1998, he has been president of the Pacific Coast League, the 16-team organization that with the International League makes up today’s Triple-A

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