Branch Rickey

& How he Changed the Direction of Baseball History

The Realization for Perserverance

After he realized what kind of struggle black baseball players have to go through, Branch Rickey decided to recruit a black player onto the major leagues so he could help them get more respect as a baseball player. Even though he knew what kind of struggle that not only the player would have to go through, but what he would have to go through as well.

The Noble Experiment; Page 289