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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

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  1. George Shuba, the Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder who played in three World Series during the 1950s but who was best remembered for his welcoming gesture to Jackie Robinson at home plate… FULL ARTICLE AT The News & Observer

  2. Dodgers-Angels World Series would be a downright neighborly first

    The imaginary Freeway begins north of Dodger Stadium, in Pasadena, in the grassy knolls and cluttered corners around Pepper Street where Jackie Robinson learned to play a game he would ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Los Angeles Times

  1. George "Shotgun" Shuba, a Brooklyn Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson whose congratulatory gesture after a Robinson home run in 1946 was captured in a photograph that signaled a changing society ... FULL ARTICLE AT McClatchy and Tribune Newspapers

  2. George Shuba, 89, Dies; Handshake Heralded Racial Tolerance in Baseball

    Shuba, a Dodgers outfielder, is remembered for a welcoming gesture to Jackie Robinson on the day that Robinson, as a minor leaguer, broke baseball’s color barrier. FULL ARTICLE AT The New York Times

  3. The outfielder was best known for offering a historic congratulatory handshake to Jackie Robinson while they played in the minor leagues FULL ARTICLE AT CBS News

  1. Former Dodger George 'Shotgun' Shuba dead at 89; Ohio native known for handshake with Jackie Robinson

    Shuba, who was white, congratulated his teammate on the Montreal Royals near home plate after Robinson hit a three-run homer on April 18, 1946, FULL ARTICLE AT Plain Dealer

  2. by Associated Press George Shuba, former Brooklyn Dodger, dead at 89 Associated Press - 29 September 2014 22:08-04:00 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Europe News

  3. George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Sun Herald

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Wikipedia

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was the first African-American Major League Baseball player of the modern era. Although not the first African-American professional baseball player in United States history, Robinson's 1947 Major League debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers ended approximately 60 years of baseball segregation, breaking the baseball color line, or... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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