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April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson’s Opening Day

April 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Book Review

April 15th 1947 is one of the most signficant days in Major League history.  It is the day that Jackie Robinson– an African American–first took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers.   Jonathan Eig’s account of the events leading up to this day and beyond are contained in Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First […]

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