Ricketts Rick·etts (rĭk'ĭtz), Howard Taylor. 1871-1910.
American pathologist who discovered bacteria of the genus Rickettsia and determined the cause and methods of transmission of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and typhus.
I've never met ricketts, and for all I know, he may ultimately have had the sense to kill the plan.
Two other ricketts siblings, Todd and Peter, also have a piece of the action with the ball club.
But by early afternoon, a ricketts aide was disavowing the Jeremiah Wright plan, proclaiming that it went too far.