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Branch Rickey, J.D.

1906-1909

— OWU Class of 1904 —

 
 
Branch Rickey, J.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
1. Branch Rickey, J.D. Marker
Inscription.  
• Athlete, teacher, coach, lawyer, baseball legend, and humanitarian
• Credited with breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball by signing Jackie Robinson
• Responsible for the formation of the All-American Women's Baseball League
• A founder of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationSportsWomen.
 
Location. 40° 17.763′ N, 83° 3.85′ W. Marker is in Delaware, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is on South Henry Street, 0.2 miles north of Wilmer Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 S Henry St, Delaware OH 43015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lynn W. St. John (here, next to this marker); George E. Gauthier (here, next to this marker); Robert M. Strimer, Ph.D. (here, next to this marker); Richard D. Gordin, Ph.D. (here, next to this marker); John A. "Jay" Martin, Ph.D. (here, next
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to this marker); The Harrison Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sulphur Spring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Wilson (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware.
 
Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
2. Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial
In front of the Selby Stadium.
Selby Stadium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
3. Selby Stadium
Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial Thanks Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
4. Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial Thanks Plaque
Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial Thanks Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
5. Battling Bishops Athletic Directors Memorial Thanks Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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