Monday, April 15, 2013

Jackie Robinson Day


April 15, 1947- # 42, Jackie Robinson, took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers making history and changing America forever- for the better.

Mr. Rickey, executive of the Dodgers, fulfilled a lifelong dream to integrate baseball.


At the front entrance to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY is this plaque on character and courage. It honors three remarkable baseball players. On the left is Lou Gehrig. On the right, Roberto Clemente. In the center, Jackie Robinson.


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