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Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

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  1. Jackie Robinson played his first organized ball with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro American League in 1945, two years before he broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Francisco Chronicle

  1. The Next Page / Before Jackie Robinson, baseball had Moses 'Fleet' Walker

    On Sept. 4, 1884 — 130 years ago — the Pittsburgh Alleghenys (not yet the Pirates) lost to the Toledo Blue Stockings, 4-2, at Toledo’s League Park. FULL ARTICLE AT Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  2. National Museum of American Jewish History- Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

    From Hank Greenberg to Jackie Robinson, it’s your last chance to learn the stories of baseball’s barrier breakers and change makers at the National Museum of American Jewish ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBS Philadelphia

  3. Crenshaw beats neighborhood rival Dorsey, 23-7

    Sitting behind the Crenshaw sideline at Jackie Robinson Stadium, a teenage fan was asked, over and over again, why he wasn't sitting on the other side of the field ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Los Angeles Times

  1. Son of former Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player reads to Oklahoma City students, tells of Jackie Robinson's struggle to break color barrier

    By Tim Willert, Staff WriterFrank Kellert Jr. brought more than a book about Jackie Robinson with him to Buchanan Elementary School on Thursday. The Oklahoma City resident also brought ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Oklahoman

  2. VERO BEACH, Fla. - Historic Dodgertown is pleased to announce that the Second Annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will take place on Wednesday, Ap... - FSL St. Lucie Mets FULL ARTICLE AT Our Sports Central

  3. VERO BEACH, Fla. - Historic Dodgertown is pleased to announce that the Second Annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will take place on Wednesday, Ap... - FSL Brevard County Manatees FULL ARTICLE AT Our Sports Central

  4. George 'Shotgun' Shuba, who shook Jackie Robinson's hand in memorable photo, passes away at age 89

    George Shuba of Youngstown was a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers, but was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson ... FULL ARTICLE AT cleveland.com

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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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