Dugout snow removal at Target Field
April 17, 2014
Photo by Stew Thornley
Jack’s first spring training game
Tucson Electric Park
Photo by TS Flynn
Monument Park, Yankee Stadium
Dedicated April 15, 2014
Bronx, New York
Photo via @yankees
Sporting News Collection via Mears
Louisville Slugger Field
April 15, 2014
Photo by @yoshiki89
Jackie Robinson leaves Ebbets Field after playing opening day with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947.
International News Photo
This is a #FiveLongSeasons post from the archives. It appeared here for the first time on April 15, 2013.
via SCP Auctions
“There’s not an American in this country free until every one of us is free.”
Jackie Robinson 50th Anniversary Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar
Great American Ball Park
Photo by Andy Lyons
Original 5” by 7” acetate negative from the George Burke/George Brace Collection.
Read: "dancing down the line: jackie robinson 1919-72", by joel oppenheimer
Tribute to Jackie Robinson, 1972
Jackie Robinson addressing group of teenagers in Harlem on the dangers of narcotics. (1951)
Photo by Peter Stackpole/LIFE
Jackie Robinson sliding into second during the 1947 World Series with the Yankees’ George Stirnweiss, standing, and Phil Rizzuto.
Text and AP photo via NY Times