Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jackie Robinson Day: 1947-2017

Montague Street and Court Street

Modell's Display, Caesar's Bay

MCU Park, Coney Island

Brooklyn Historical Society Exhibit

Jack Roosevelt Robinson
1919 - 1972

April 15, 1947
Jackie Robinson starts at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  
The event effectively marks the end of baseball's racial segregation.

1947 - Rookie of the Year
1949 - N.L. Most Valuable Player
1955 - World Champion
1956 - Last Game With Dodgers, Oct. 10
1962 - Hall of Fame
1997 - Jackie's #42 Retired Throughout Baseball

First Player Honored with Statue 
at Dodger Stadium

Jackie Robinson Rotunda
Citi Field

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