|Year of Induction||1967|
|Teams||Browns, Cardinals, Dodgers, Pirates|
|Positions||Executive, Innovator, Manager, Owner|
Baseball innovator Branch Rickey signed Jackie Robinson, drafted Roberto Clemente, and created the modern minor league farm system.
"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"
~Jacques Barzun, 1954
I believe this was shot during the 1949 World Series. Jackie Robinson is sharing a laugh with Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey and teammates Gil Hodges and, I think, Gene Hermanski.