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Los Angeles declares April 11th 2012 as Jackie Robinson Day

I’m a day late with this but the LA city council dedicated April 11th for Jackie Robinson in part cause this was the day 47 years ago he was signed by the Dodgers. A nice little write up on the … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson and America’s big day

Today back in 1947 a second baseman playing Montreal Royals named Jackie Robinson was signed by Brooklyn Dodgers scout/general manager Branch Rickey. This turned out to be a quantum leap moment in the history of the United States. The pivot … Continue reading

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