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The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, no. 14: Branch Rickey
The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, no. 14: Branch Rickey

Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, as selected by our readers. No. 14: Branch Rickey (506 first-place votes, 12,764 points) Rickey was named on less than half the ballots, but when he was named, he was usually in the top three, which gave him enough points to make the top 20. Rickey became president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1942, succeeding Larry MacPhail, who had left the team to serve in World War II. Rickey had just spent 23 years as GM of the St. Louis Cardinals, building them into one of baseball's top powerhouses. Subscribe to our free Dodgers newsletter here But let's fact it, Rickey is on this list mainly for one...

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