Wesley Branch Rickey (The Mahatma)
Positions: Catcher, Leftfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: December 20, 1881 in Flat, OH
School: Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, OH) (All Transactions)
Debut: June 16, 1905 (Age 23.178, 2,717th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1906 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Highlanders 1905-1914
Last Game: August 25, 1914 (Age 32.248) vs. PHA 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 9, 1965 in Columbia, MO
Buried: Rushtown Cemetery, Rushtown, OH
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Pioneer/Executive in 1967.
View Branch Rickey Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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