Jackie Robinson - Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008
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Jackie Robinson - Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008

By Stephen Holland
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Before Martin Luther King, before Rosa Parks, before the Freedom Riders, one lone black man walked across Ebbets Field towards his position at first base through a gauntlet of threats and prejudice with his head held high, backed by a team emboldened by it’s own sense of what was right. It was in that moment that both Jackie Robinson and the Dodgers ball club made history and changed much more then just the world of baseball.
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Jackie Robinson - Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008
Jackie Robinson - Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008