Branch Rickey The Man Of Equality

The Man Who Helped Change The Color Barrier In Baseball

By Kyle P

Branch Rickey The Overlooking Man

Branch Rickey did research on Jackie Robinson to find out if he was the one to use in the experiment and found bad information, but over looked it(293).

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Jackie Robinson Playing At UCLA College

Branch Rickey's The Believer

“There is some rumors that you were a racial agitator at UCLA, if you were white people would say here’s a guy who’s a contender, a competitor

Robinson, Jackie(293).

"The Noble Experiment." Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. Vol. 7. Evanston: McDougal Littel,2002. 288-95

Branch Rickey The Encourager

Branch Rickey told Jackie Robinson the struggles he will face if he plays in the major league. Branch told Jackie he couldn’t fight back against adversity from the fans and help Jackie convince himself he could until Jackie believed he could(294).
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Jackie Robinson Playing His First Game For The Dodgers

Branch Rickey's Words Of Encouragement

“But it isn’t. Maybe one of these days it will be all that counts. That is one of the reasons I’ve got you here, Robinson. If you’re a good enough man, we can make this a start in the right direction. But let me tell you, it’s going to take an awful lot of courage”(294).

"The Noble Experiment." Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. Vol. 7. Evanston: McDougal Littel,2002. 288-95