Ohio Wesleyan University's baseball program started in 1901 and Branch Rickey was their first player to make it to the Major League level. Names that appear on the chart above in bold print are in the Ohio Wesleyan University Hall of Fame.
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Branch Rickey, who was named in July 1999 by ESPN as the most influential sports figure of the twentieth century, not only attended & played at Ohio Wesleyan, but graduated as well.