Branch Rickey & Perseverance
By: Sydney Pollitt, Period 4
Summary of Example 1
Branch Rickey, kept trying to compromise with a hotel manager to let a black baseball player stay in the hotel with his team.
Summary of Example 2
Branch Rickey wanted to change the rules and allow blacks to sit anywhere in a baseball stadium.
"He had demanded and received and came to the conclusion that if I had been white people would have said,” Here’s a guy who’s a contender a competitor.”
“This was the reason Branch Rickey’s search had been so exhaustive. The search had spanned the globe and narrowed down to a few candidates and finally to me.”