Branch Rickey's Noble Experiment

By: Abigail I

Summary

Branch Rickey was having an experiment called the Rickey’s Noble Experiment. That is where an African American plays for a national baseball team. Branch Rickey was trying to bring African Americans into white baseball teams.

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Summary

Branch Rickey was trying to make African Americans feel accepted. Branch Rickey was trying to help one of the guys who he coached by telling him being black doesn’t matter. He stood up for the person he coached by telling him they could change the conditions.

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Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey.

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“Next, he had to find the ideal player for his project which came to be called “Rickey’s Noble Experiment.” This player had to be one who could take name calling, rejection by fans and sportswriters and by fellow players not only on the opposing team but on his own”

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Had to find the perfect player for the "Noble Experiment"

“He took his case before the startled directors of the club and using persuasive eloquence he won the first battle in what would be a long and bitter campaign. He was voted permission to make the Brooklyn club the pioneer bringing blacks into baseball”

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Branch Rickey’s baseball hall of fame plaque.

Book Citation

Robinson, Jackie "The Noble Experiment" Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. vol. 7. Mcdougal littell, @002. 288-95. Print